TCQ Automotive Polymer Capacitor Series

TCQ Series
Features & Benefits
  • Conductive Polymer Electrode
  • Benign Failure Mode Under Recommended Use Conditions
  • Robust Design for Automotive Applications
  • Meets Requirements of AEC-Q200
  • Humidity 85°C/85%RH, Vr, 1000 hours
  • Basic Reliability 1%/1000hrs@85°C Vr with 60% Confidence Level
  • -55 to +125°C Operation Temperature
  • Full Voltage Range: 2.5-50V
  • DCL 0.1 CV
  • 3x reflow cycles according to J-STD-020
  • 100% Surge Current Tested
Typical Applications
  • DC/DC Converters
  • Telecommunications (Coupling/Decoupling)
  • Industrial & Special
  • Automotive (Body Electronics, Cabin Controls, Infotainment, Comfort, After Market, Etc)

Not recommended for use of conductive polymer parts in high power applications. For more information please see KYOCERA AVX automotive application guide or contact manufacturer.

KYOCERA AVX’s TCQ low ESR conductive polymer capacitors series with AEC-Q200 qualified components developed to deliver high endurance & performance stability to address the reliability requirements of automotive applications. Qualified to the Automotive Electronics Council’s AEC-Q200 specification for passive components, the TCQ Series meets the AEC’s challenging 125°C lifetime stability test and humidity bias testing at 85°C / 85% relative humidity, loaded, for up to 1,000 hours – for details see the series datasheet.

KYOCERA AVX offers a wide portfolio of Automotive Solid Electrolytic Capacitors in three product families. Each of these technologies bring unique features to best suit the specific requirements for many automotive applications.

Please see the Automotive Guide Brochure for full application recommendations

  • Conventional Tantalum / MnO2 Capacitors
    (Long life time, no wear out mechanism, stable capacitance, high temperature)
  • Niobium Oxide OxiCap® Capacitors offer extremely stable and robust performance
    (long life and parametric stability, unique high resistance / open circuit / benign failure mode, stable capacitance)
  • Conductive Polymer Solid Electrolytics, See Below:
    (very low ESR, benign failure mode, high voltage)
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TCQ Series
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