• phb / rhb

phb / rhb


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box with multiple radial terminals (RHB: small size)
high current
high frequency
switching / resonant applications

  • Capacitance tolerance code. See "Description"
  • terminal lenght. Please refer to type specification and terminal drawings
  • lug terminals style. Please refer to type specification and terminal drawings
B (mm)22
H (mm)37
L (mm)32
D (mm) -
d (mm)1.2
P (mm)27.5
P1 (mm)-
Main applications
Switching capacitor for industrial and motor speed controls, high frequency electronic ballasts, switching mode power supplies, resonant circuits, induction heaters, high-end audio applications
Vacuum deposited metal layers
Solvent resistant plastic case with resin sealing (UL 94 V-0). Flame retardant execution
Extended metallized film, internal series connection for Ur=850Vdc (refer to General Technical Information)
2x terminals
Degree of protection
Whatever position assuring correct heat dissipation. Arrangement of many components with box walls in contact not admitted; suggested minimum distance between side by side elements ≥ 1/8 of the box thickness (B size)
Reference standard
IEC 61071, IEC 60068, RoHS compliant
Climatic category
40/85/56 (IEC 60068/1), GPD (DIN40040)
Please refer also to paragraph C10 (humid ambient) of the General Technical Information
Operating temperature range (case)
PHB: -40°...+85°C (+100°C observing voltage and current de-rating)
RHB: -40°...+85°C
Max. permissible ambient temperature
PHB: +70°C, operation at rated power, current, voltage and natural cooling (+85°C observing voltage and current de-rating)
RHB: +70°C, operation at rated power, current, voltage and natural cooling
Nominal Capacitance (Cn) µF
3 µF
Capacitance tolerance (at 1kHz)
±10% (code=K), ±5% (code=J) and ±20% (code=M). Other tolerances upon request
Capacitance temperature coefficient
Refer to General Technical Information
Long term stability (at 1kHz)
Capacitance variation ≤ ±1% after a period of 2 years at standard environmental conditions
Rated voltage (Ur) (Vdc) at 85°C
675 Ur (Vdc)
Temperature de-rated voltage
PHB: For operating temperature (case)>+85°C, Ur must be decreased 1,5% for every °C exceeding +85°C, Urms must be decreased 2,5% for every °C exceeding +85°C
RHB: not applicable
Non recurrent surge voltage (Upk) at 85°C
900 Upk (Vdc)
Self inductance
≤ 1nH/mm of capacitor pitch
Maximum pulse rise time V/µs
110 V/µs
Maximum peak current (Ipeak)
330 A
RMS current (Irms)
13.5 A
Dissipation factor (DF), max.
6 x 10-4 @1kHz
Typical Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) at the reference frequency
4.8 mΩ
Insulation resistance (RINS)
≥ 30000s but need not exceed 30GΩ (typical value), after 1 minute of electrification at 100Vdc (25 ± 5°C)
Test voltage between terminals (Ut)
1,6xUr (DC) applied for 10s / 2xUr (DC) applied for 2s, at 25±5°C
Test voltage between terminals and case (Utc)
3kV 50÷60Hz applied for 60s at 25 ±5°C
Damp heat test (steady state)
Test conditions:
Temperature = +40 ±2°C
Relative humidity =93 ±2%
Test duration = 56 days
Capacitance change ≤ ±2%
DF change ≤ 0.0010 at 1kHz
RINS ≥ 50% of initial limit value
Typical capacitance change versus operating time
-5% after 30000 hours at Urms or after 100000 hours at Ur
Life expectancy
≥ 100000 hours (Ur); 30000 hours (Urms)
Failure quota
300/109 component hours
Resistance to soldering heat test
Test conditions:
Solder bath temperature= +260±5°C
Dipping time (with heat screen)= 10±1s
Capacitance change ≤ ±1%
DF change ≤ 0.0010 at 1kHz
RINS≥ 50% of initial limit value
This page do not represent the official specification. For reference aims, please refer to the full series specification
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