All Entries in the Tag : Tantalum

KEMET’s CEO comments “conflict minerals” issues

A shorter version of what you’ll read below will appear as the lead editorial in Electronic Design’s June issue.  I’m blogging the longer version because most of it consists of a long response from Per Loof, CEO of KEMET Electronics, one of the largest and oldest capacitor suppliers on the planet.

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Pilbara Acquires Pilgangoora Tantalum-Lithium Project

Pilbara Minerals Ltd. (ASX:PLS) announced that it has signed a non-binding Heads of Agreement to buy five tenements at Pilgangoora that together make up the Pilgangoora tantalum-lithium project.

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Avnet: AVX Offers High-Temp Tantalum Capacitors

Featuring a hermetic package, the AVX THH9107M035W0250U high-temperature tantalum capacitor is now available from Avnet. The THH series tantalum capacitor is available in a broad range of capacitance values and exhibits a temperature range superior to any other SMD capacitor currently available – from -55C to +230C, says the company.

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Seagate 600 Pro 200GB 2-Drive SSD RAID Report

Seagate’s 600 Pro is marketed as a light enterprise solid state storage solution. Because of its enterprise pedigree, a 600 Series Pro SSD is a drive that has superior endurance and better heavy duty write performance than typical consumer based SSDs. In addition, the 600 Series Pro has on-drive power loss protection via integrated tantalum capacitors.

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AVX Wins Medical Design Briefs’ Readers Choice Award

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, today announced that its TAZ HRC5000 Medical Grade Tantalum Capacitor Series has won Medical Design Briefs’ 2013 Readers’ Choice Product of the Year Award.

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Pilbara Minerals clinches funding for tantalum production

Pilbara Minerals (ASX: PLS)  has successfully raised $1.5 million through a convertible note issue to sophisticated investors, underpinning plans to progress its flagship Tabba Tabba Tantalum Project in Western Australia to production this year.

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Pilbara Minerals granted trading halt to raise capital

Pilbara Minerals ASX: PLS is heading to market with a capital raising, with the ASX granting the company a trading halt this morning. PLS shares are now in pre-open.

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