Aerovox Launches New Range of Euro-Style Power Factor Correction (PFC) Capacitors

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Targets Round Three Phase Applications

Euro style Power Factor Correction Capacitors from Aerovox Corp.

Aerovox Euro Style Power Factor Correction Capacitors

Customers using Euro-style capacitors can now access Aerovox’s superior technology, reliability and design flexibility for their most stringent PFC applications.

Aerovox Corp. announced today it has extended its range of AeroPower (TM) power factor correction (PFC) capacitors to include round 3-phase designs with mounting studs. The company’s new Euro-style capacitors feature a vacuum-impregnated metalized polypropylene, round aluminum case with M12 mounting studs and a three-contact metric terminal block. They are manufactured at the company’s facility in China and will be inventoried in the USA, to provide fast delivery throughout the world.

The Euro-style capacitors are available in over forty standard configurations, with ratings from 240 to 600 VAC, 50 Hz and 60 Hz, including versions for high harmonic applications. They are built to UL 810 and IEC 60831 standards and are UL Recognized and cUL Recognized. Added safety features include a pressure interrupter, self-healing technology and external discharge resistors. All Aerovox PFC capacitors are constructed using high quality materials and Lean Six Sigma manufacturing processes to provide reliable performance and long life during continuous use.

“Extending our range of PFC capacitors addresses the need for power factor correction in a wide variety of form factors to fit all needs,” said Jim Faughnan, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “Customers using Euro-style product can now access Aerovox’s superior technology, reliability and design flexibility for their most stringent PFC applications.”

Aerovox is a leading manufacturer of capacitors for industrial, medical and specialized applications, with world-class design, manufacturing and testing facilities in New Bedford, MA. Global manufacturing facilities in China and India provide quick turn-around for shipping and delivery worldwide. Aerovox capacitors are among the world’s most reliable components. The company’s extensive custom design and development capabilities coupled with its broad, standardized product offerings allow it to provide intelligent capacitor solutions that meet or exceed customers’ application requirements.


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