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From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Philips MKT cap failures - LV pulse application
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 12:55:52 +0100
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 13:47:53 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Tony Williams
wrote (in <email@example.com.
uk>) about 'Philips MKT cap failures - LV pulse application', on Wed, 25
>In article ,
> Matthew Kendall wrote:
>> "Andrew Kohlsmith" wrote ...
>> > I've been using Philips MKT .012uF caps...
>> I would guess PH is Philips and BC is BCcomponents (formed
>> when Philips sold off the Philips Passive Components group).
> And MKT is almost certainly an old Wima prefix.
I don't think so; I think it's a standard code for polyester dielectric
(usually polyethylene terephthalate, but maybe not always). It's true
that Wima used these codes; maybe their codes were adopted by DIN or IEC
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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