Tokyo, Oct 13, 2010 (JCN Newswire via COMTEX) -- Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) will expand nanoparticle titanium-oxide production capacity at its fully-owned subsidiary Showa Titanium Co., Ltd., from 180 tons a month at present to 240 tons a month as from June 2011. The product, sold under the trade name of Super-Titania(TM), is used in the production of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC Capacitors).

MLCC Capacitors are used mainly in electronic devices that require small size and light weight, such as PCs and mobile phones, as well as in such digital electric appliances as flat-panel TVs. Reflecting increasing demand for these products, the MLCC market is expected to continue growing at around 10% a year.

Under the circumstances, Showa Titanium will enhance the efficiency of production facilities for Super-Titania for MLCC applications and increase the number of production lines from three to four.

Titanium oxide (TiO2) is used in the production of barium titanate (BaTiO3), which is then used as raw material for dielectric*, one of the basic components of MLCC Capacitors. Furthermore, to produce small and high-capacity MLCC Capacitors, it is necessary to obtain high-purity, fine-particle BaTiO3. While there are two different processes for the production of BaTiO3 (solid-phase and liquid-phase**), fine-particle TiO2 is required for the solid-phase process, which enables low-cost production of BaTiO3 with superior dielectric properties. As Showa Titanium uses the most advanced process control technology, the company can provide Super-Titania in ultra-fine particle sizes, ranging from 15 to 250 nm (1 nm:one-millionth of mm). The product also has high purity, ensuring the production of MLCC Capacitors with smaller size and higher capacity.

In addition to the MLCC application, Super-Titania is used in various fillers and photocatalysts. To meet diversified needs of customers, we will provide high-quality products in a stable manner, establishing our leading position on the market.

* Dielectric: A material which is an electrical insulator, having the capability to store electricity and to discharge electricity instantly. As its dielectric properties improve, dielectric comes to have higher capacity to store electricity.

** Solid-phase and liquid-phase: Processes for the production of fine ceramics, including BaTiO3. In the solid-phase process, materials are mixed, and baked at high temperatures, resulting in synthesis of compounds through chemical reactions. In the liquid-phase process, materials are dissolved in a solution and undergo chemical reactions. Then the materials are baked at low temperatures, and converted into compounds.

Vishay Intertechnology introduced the new TM8 series of high-reliability, surface-mount tantalum capacitors with very low DC leakage current down to 200 nA.

According to a release, the TM8 series offers a range of capacitance-voltage ratings from 1 microfarad / 40 V to 47 microfarads / 10 V in seven compact case sizes. The capacitors are well suited for long-term performance in critical applications including implantable medical devices, medical instrumentation, and military/aerospace systems. Special screening and custom application-specific options are also available.

The devices released are optimized for filtering, coupling/decoupling, DC blocking, and energy storage applications in medical devices such as pacemakers, ICD, neurological stimulators, hearing aids, and cochlear implants; medical instrumentation including patient monitoring equipment, automated drug administration systems, and imaging and diagnostic equipment; and military and aerospace hybrid microcircuit/multichip modules, smart munitions, GPS systems, sensors, and handheld portable electronic systems.

The RoHS-compliant devices feature an operating temperature of - 55 to + 85 deg. C, + 125 deg. C with voltage derating, over a voltage range of 2 WVDC to 40 WVDC.

A potentiometer is an adjustable resistor. This is why some customers called potentiometer variable resistor. Resistor include fixed resistor and variable resistor. Variable resister (potentiometer) belongs to passive components. A potentiometer is constructed using resistive element comprising an arc of a circle and a sliding contact (wiper) travelling over that arc.

Potentiometer in different languages & different names & Different types:
Trimming Potentiometer, Trimmer, Potentiometer, Trimming Potentiometer, Trimming Potentiometer, Preset Potentiometer

Carbon Trimming Potentiometer, Cermet Trimming Potentiometer, SMD Trimming Potentiometer, Surface Mount Trimming Potentiometer, Through-hole Trimming Potentiometer, Multiturn Trimmer, Single-turnTrimming Potentiometer Wirewound Potentiometer, Precision Potentiometer

Potênciometros, POTENCIOMETRO MULTI-VOLTA, POT 3296, POT 3006, POT3386, Potencjometr, 3386 PRESET 1 VUELTA, Potencjometry, Потенциометр 3296, Potentiomètre, Potenziometer.

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Kingtronics International Company was established in 1995 located in Dongguan City of China to handle all sales & marketing for factories located in Chengdu, Sichuan and Zhaoqing, Guangdong, China. In 1990, we established the first factory to produce trimming potentiometer and in 1999 we built up new factory in Zhao Qing, Guangdong. Now with around 850 workers, Kingtronics produce trimming potentiometers, dipped tantalum capacitors, multilayer ceramic capacitors, and diode & bridge rectifier. We sell good quality under our brand Kingtronics, and Kt, King, Kingtronics are our three trademarks. All our products are RoHS compliant, and our bridge rectifier have UL approval. Please visit our Products page, you could please download all our PDF datasheet and find cross reference for our Trimming Potentiometer and capacitors.

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