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MKP 10




Pulse Capacitors

An important construction criterion in the manufacture of reliable, self-healing capacitors for pulse applications is the current-carrying capacity of the contacts, i.e. the connection between the terminating wires and the electrodes.

The construction principle of the series WIMA MKP 10 consists of a non-metallized dielectric film and an carrier film metallized on both sides acting as electrode. Thanks to the metallization on both sides, the electrical conductivity is considerably improved and the contact surface between the electrodes and the schoopage layer is doubled. This results in better contact and allows for high current and pulse loading capability. The properties of metallized capacitors such as excellent self-healing and high volume capacitance remain unchanged.

The WIMA FKP 1 series was developed for extremly high pulse loads. It has an internal series connection, the metal foil electrodes being combined with a floating electrode metallized on both sides. The metal foil electrodes are safely contacted on both sides of the end surfaces. At the same time the capacitor is fully self-healing due to the floating electrode metallized on both sides. As regards pulse loading capability, WIMA FKP 1 represents the high-end of capacitor technology.