Samwha Offers High-Performance Capacitors for Automotive Applications

 June 28th, 2023 |   By Area51 Electronics  |   0 Comments

As the automotive industry continues to grow at warp-speed, so does the need for more advanced technologies to power these automotives. These technologies include features like infotainment systems, power steering, and engine control. Samwha Capacitor Group has answered that call for high-performance automotive solutions that meet industry standards and specifications.

Samwha, a South Korean manufacturer of passive components, was founded in 1956 and has become one of the leading global capacitor manufacturers. Samwha offers a full range of aluminum electrolytic capacitors and multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), polymer hybrid capacitors, supercapacitors (EDLC), disc ceramic capacitors, and more.

The manufacturer’s wide range of capacitors can be used in various applications, including consumer electronics, automotive, industrial equipment, telecommunications, and more. Samwha’s automotive products are used by leading automakers worldwide, including Ford, GM, Hyundai, Kia, Honda, and Volkswagen.

Powerful Automotive Capacitors

While Samwha has developed capacitors for many applications, the manufacturer is well-known for their series of capacitors specifically designed for automotive applications. These capacitors are engineered to meet the demanding requirements of the automotive industry, including high reliability, durability, and performance in challenging environments. Samwha’s automotive products are used in a wide range of applications, including:

  • Safety
  • Engine control
  • Powertrain
  • Infotainment
  • Lighting
Polymer Hybrid Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor YH Series

Samwha’s polymer hybrid aluminum electrolytic capacitor YH series has undergone rigorous quality control processes and complies with automotive industry standards, like the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC-Q200) qualification to ensure long-term reliability and durability. The product consists of conductive polymer and liquid electrolyte for high-reliability applications.

The YH series also features low ESR and endurance with ripple current at 4,000 hours at 125ºC. The aluminum electrolytic capacitor YH series can be used in the following applications:

  • Airbag Control
  • Power Steering
  • Transmission Control Unit
  • ABS and Traction Control
  • Lighting and Daytime Running Lamp
  • Engine Cooling Fan
Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor (MLCC) CQ Series

Like Samwha’s YH series, the manufacturer’s multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) CQ series has also undergone vigorous quality control processes to achieve AEC-Q200 qualification. The automotive-grade CQ series is dielectric: COG, X7R, X7S, X7T, X6S and features DC voltage ratings from 6.3V to 3KV.

The CQ series can be used in the following applications:

  • Safety – ADAS, EPS, Airbag, and Active Safety Domain Controller
  • Powertrain – DC/DC Converter, BMS, Battery Charger
  • Infotainment – AVN and Wiper Motor
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