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Coilcraft Shielded Power Inductors – XAL7050

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New Coilcraft XAL7050 Series High Inductance Power Inductors. With up to 47 µH inductance, current ratings up to 5.5 Amps, low DCR, & soft saturation, they’re perfect for VRM/VRD applications!

  • High current and very low DCR
  • Soft saturation makes them ideal for VRM/VRD applications.
  • AEC-Q200 Grade 1 qualified (–40°C to +125°C ambient)

Core material Composite

Environmental RoHS compliant, halogen free

Terminations RoHS compliant tin-silver (96.5/3.5) over copper. Other terminations available at additional cost.

Weight 1.50 – 1.55 g

Operating voltage: 0 – 55 V

Ambient temperature –40°C to +125°C with (40°C rise) Irms current.

Maximum part temperature +165°C (ambient + temp rise). Derating.

Storage temperature Component: –55°C to +165°C. Tape and reel packaging: –55°C to +80°C

Resistance to soldering heat Max three 40 second reflows at +260°C, parts cooled to room temperature between cycles

Moisture Sensitivity Level (MSL) 1 (unlimited floor life at 85% relative humidity)

Failures in Time (FIT) / Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 38 per billion hours / 26,315,789 hours, calculated per Telcordia SR-332

Packaging 250/7″ reel, 1000/13″ reel Plastic tape: 16 mm wide, 0.40 mm thick, 12 mm pocket spacing, 5.21 mm pocket depth

PCB washing Tested to MIL-STD-202 Method 215 plus an additional aqueous wash

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Coilcraft to Introduce a New Generation of Molded Power Inductors at APEC 2019

Coilcraft to Introduce a New Generation of Molded Power Inductors at APEC 2019

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Cary, IL, USA — Coilcraft will introduce its new XGL4020 Series of high-performance, molded power inductors at the upcoming Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 17-21 in Anaheim, CA. The XGL4020 features the industry’s lowest DC losses and extremely low AC losses for a wide range of DC-DC converters (from hundreds kHz up to 5+ MHz). Additional performance improvements include a wider range of inductance values and improved Irms current ratings.

The XGL4020 is available in twelve inductance values from 0.33 to 8.2 µH, with current ratings up to 15.2 Amps and soft saturation characteristics. It offers the lowest DC resistance currently available in the market – up to 45% lower than Coilcraft’s next lowest soft-saturation products. The lower DCR and higher Irms also allow the XGL4020 to operate much cooler than other components.

XGL4020 Series inductors are qualified to AEC-Q200 Grade 1 standards (-40° to +125°C ambient) with a maximum part temperature of +165°C and exhibit no thermal aging issues, making them suitable for automotive and other harsh-environment applications. They feature RoHS-compliant, tin-silver-over-copper terminations and are halogen free. Their composite construction also minimizes audible buzzing.

The composite construction of both products results in soft saturation characteristics, allowing them to withstand high current spikes. They exhibit no thermal aging issues, and their construction also minimizes audible buzzing.

As with all Coilcraft parts, free evaluation samples of the XGL4020 Series are available online at www.coilcraft.com. For more information, contact Len Crane, +1-847-639-6400, lcrane@coilcraft.com.

About Coilcraft

Headquartered outside of Chicago in Cary, Illinois, Coilcraft is a leading global supplier of magnetic components including high performance RF chip inductors, power magnetics and filters. In addition to a large selection of standard components, Coilcraft also designs and builds custom magnetics to fit a customer’s exact electrical requirements.

Engineers and buyers consider Coilcraft a preferred supplier because of its reputation for quality, reliable delivery, engineering support and the superior performance of our products. In independent surveys, engineers consistently rank Coilcraft the number one magnetics company they would recommend to a friend.

Coilcraft
1102 Silver Lake Road
Cary, IL 60013 USA
+1-847-639-6400
Fax +1-847-639-1469

Coilcraft 0805HP Ceramic Chip Inductors

Coilcraft 0805HP Ceramic Chip Inductors

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Coilcraft’s 0805HP Series ceramic wirewound chip inductors offer the industry’s highest Q factors in an 0805 size at frequencies up to 3 GHz. It is available with 23 inductance values ranging from 2.6 to 820 nH, with 2% tolerance available for most values. The 0805HP Series features a wirewound construction for highest possible self resonance – up to 9.5 GHz. It also offers significantly lower DCR (as low as 15 mΩ) than the previous generation products, making it appropriate for high current applications. To learn more, visit https://www.coilcraft.com/0805hp.cfm.

  • Our highest Q factors in an 0805 form factor
  • Excellent current handling and low DCR ratings
  • Inductance values from 2.6 nH to 820 nH
  • Tight tolerances – 2% for most
  • Wirewound construction for highest possible self resonance – up to 9.5 GHz
  • RoHS compliant, halogen free 260°C compatible. Matte tin over nickel over silver-platinum-glass frit terminations
  • COTS Plus tin-silver-copper and tin-lead terminations available
  • Samples of all 5% or 2% values available in Coilcraft Designer’s Kit C477 and C477-2

Coilcraft CST2020 Current Sense Transformer

Coilcraft CST2020 Current Sense Transformer

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The CST2020 Series current sense transformers sense current up to 40 Amps over a frequency range of 400 Hz to 1 MHz and offer 4000 Vrms isolation voltage between the sense and output windings. They provide Reinforced Insulation per UL 60950-1 and provide output feedback for load current measurement and control in switching power supplies and overload/short-circuit protection. They are qualified to AEC-Q200 Grade 1 (-40°C to +125°C) standards, making them ideal for automotive applications like current measurement in traction motor and battery management systems. These transformers are also well suited for use in 48V vehicle systems. Other applications include aerospace power management systems, three-phase solar inverters, industrial motor controls and other applications requiring high isolation between the sense and output windings. For more information, visit https://www.coilcraft.com/cst2020.cfm.

Planar Transformers

Coilcraft Announces New 120 Watt Planar Transformers for Active Clamp Forward Topology

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Cary, IL, USA – Coilcraft has introduced its new PoE120PL Series of high-efficiency planar transformers which are optimized for active clamp forward converters, including use in Power over Ethernet PSE and pre-standard PD devices. The PoE120PL Series is suitable for 60-120 Watt applications such as thin clients, monitors, industrial Ethernet, IPTV, building management, nurse call systems, point-of-sale terminals and information kiosks. They are ideal for 90 Watt PoE++ Powered Devices (PDs).

PoE120PL Series transformers are optimized for 200 kHz, with a 36-72 Volt input. They offer excellent DCR for high efficiency and very low leakage inductance. They also provide 1500 Vrms primary-to-secondary isolation and 0.009 inch (0.229 mm) clearance above the seating plane and include a 12-Volt auxiliary winding.

PoE120PL Series transformers have a 20.83 x 23.37 mm footprint, with a maximum height of 10.34 mm, requiring far less board space and overall volume than a standard EFD20 wire wound package. They are RoHS compliant and feature matte tin over nickel over brass terminations. They have an ambient temperature range of -40°C to +125°C.

As with all Coilcraft parts, complete technical specifications and free evaluation samples of the PoE120PL Series are available online at www.coilcraft.com/poe120pl.cfm.

Parts are available from stock and can be ordered on-line at buy.coilcraft.com or by calling a local Coilcraft sales office.

For more information, contact Len Crane, +1-847-639-6400, lcrane@coilcraft.com.

About Coilcraft

Headquartered outside of Chicago in Cary, Illinois, Coilcraft is a leading global supplier of magnetic components including high performance RF chip inductors, power magnetics and filters. In addition to a large selection of standard components, Coilcraft also designs and builds custom magnetics to fit a customer’s exact electrical requirements.

Engineers and buyers consider Coilcraft a preferred supplier because of its reputation for quality, reliable delivery, engineering support and the superior performance of our products. In independent surveys, engineers consistently rank Coilcraft the number one magnetics company they would recommend to a friend.

Coilcraft
1102 Silver Lake Road
Cary, IL 60013 USA
+1-847-639-6400
Fax +1-847-639-1469

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Molded Power Inductor

Choose Wisely: Which Molded Power Inductor (XEL, XAL, or XFL) is Right for You?

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Coilcraft offers three popular styles of high-performance molded power inductors, designated XEL, XAL and XFL Series. They are mechanically rugged and magnetically shielded for use in high density circuits. Each style offers unique performance benefits.

XEL/XAL – High current & high frequency

  • Wide range of sizes and inductance values (up to size 1580 and 33 µH)
  • Low inductance values for high-frequency applications (as low as 0.072 µH)
  • Low AC losses at high frequency range (2 to 10 MHz)
  • Highest current handling
  • Soft saturation characteristic to withstand high current spikes
  • Very low DCR
  • No thermal aging issue and perfect for high temperature applications

XFL – Lowest losses

  • Lowest DCR
  • Lowest profile
  • Suitable for IoT / Wearables
  • Offers low inductance values for high frequency applications
  • No thermal aging issue

The following table demonstrates the differences in these series.

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L nom DCR typ Isat (30%)
XEL4020-222 2.2 µH 35.2 mOhms 5.9 A
XAL4020-222 2.2 µH 35.2 mOhms 5.6 A
XFL4020-222 2.2 µH 21.4 mOhms 3.7 A

The following curves, derived from the Coilcraft Core and Winding Loss Calculator, show that the new XEL has lower AC loss compared to the XAL. XFL has the lowest total power loss.

For high switch frequency power converters that are designed to withstand high peak current, XEL is the best choice.

Common Mode Chokes

Common Mode Chokes with 11 µH to 100 µH Inductance

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The 1812CAN-113NR_ from Coilcraft is a RF Inductor with Inductance 11 uH, DC Resistance 0.27 Ohms, DC Current 460 mA((rms), Operating Temperature -40 to 125 Degree C, Storage Temperature -40 to 150 Degree C. Tags: Wire Wound Inductor. More details for 1812CAN-113NR_ can be seen below.

Product Details

  • Part Number : 1812CAN-113NR_
  • Manufacturer : Coilcraft
  • Description : 11 uH, Wire woundCommon Mode Choke

General Parameters

  • Inductance : 11 uH
  • DC Resistance : 0.27 Ohms
  • Bulk Package : Tape and Reel
  • DC Current : 460 mA((rms)
  • Dimension : 0.195 x 0.125 x 0.118 Inches
  • Mounting : Surface Mount
  • Length : 4.95 mm
  • Width : 3.18 mm
  • Thickness : 3 mm
  • Footprint : 4.95 × 3.18 × 3.0 mm
  • RoHS : Yes
  • Type : Wire Wound Inductor
  • Operating Temperature : -40 to 125 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature : -40 to 150 Degree C
  • Tolerance : 3.3 uH
  • Weight : 120 to 130 mg
  • Note : Isolation : 250 Vrms

 

RF Inductors – Common Mode Choke 

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1812CAN Series common mode choke

New Low-profile Common Mode Choke for Noise Suppression in CAN or CAN FD Applications

Courtesy of Coilcraft : New Low-profile Common Mode Choke for Noise Suppression in CAN or CAN FD Applications

Cary, IL, USA — Coilcraft’s new 1812CAN Series common mode chokes provide noise suppression on CAN (1 Mbps) or CAN FD (5 Mbps) data lines in automotive and industrial automation applications. CAN Common Mode Chokes are the most commonly-used filter component to attenuate common mode noise at the CAN bus (Controller Area Network) transceiver’s output. The 1812CAN Series can also be used for the FlexRay automotive bus system.

Measuring just 4.95 X 3.18 X 3.0 mm, the low-profile 1812CAN Series is offered with inductance values from 11 to 100 µH to filter a broad range of common mode noise frequencies with high attenuation. It offers up to 60% lower DCR than other CAN bus chokes, resulting in much lower losses on differential signal lines.

XEL50xx Family inductorsThe 1812CAN Series is qualified to AEC-Q200 Grade 1 standards (-40° to +125°C ambient), making it suitable for automotive and other harsh-environment applications. It features RoHS-compliant, silver-palladium-platinum-glass frit terminations and offers a maximum reflow temperature of 260°C.

Like all Coilcraft products, complete technical specifications and free evaluation samples of the 1812CAN Series are available at www.coilcraft.com. Parts are available from stock and can be ordered on-line at buy.coilcraft.com or by calling a local Coilcraft sales office.

For more information, contact Len Crane, +1-847-639-6400, lcrane@coilcraft.com.

About Coilcraft

Headquartered outside of Chicago in Cary, Illinois, Coilcraft is a leading global supplier of magnetic components including high performance RF chip inductors, power magnetics and filters. In addition to a large selection of standard components, Coilcraft also designs and builds custom magnetics to fit a customer’s exact electrical requirements.

Engineers and buyers consider Coilcraft a preferred supplier because of its reputation for quality, reliable delivery, engineering support and the superior performance of our products. In independent surveys, engineers consistently rank Coilcraft the number one magnetics company they would recommend to a friend.

Coilcraft
1102 Silver Lake Road
Cary, IL 60013 USA
+1-847-639-6400
Fax +1-847-639-1469

What is a Conical Inductor?

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What are broadband conical inductors and how do they function?

Off-the-shelf “flying lead” and surface mount broadband conical inductors, Figure 1 andFigure 2, are a special type of broadband RF choke that are used to filter radio frequency (RF) and microwave frequency interference from electronic circuits. At high frequency, the RF choke becomes a high impedance element used to isolate noise or DC from desired signals.

How does a conical inductor function?

An inductor placed in series (in line) with a wire or circuit board trace will impede changes in current, such as AC noise current, by temporarily storing energy in a magnetic field and then releasing it back into the circuit. As current through the inductor changes over time (di/dt) the energy stored in the magnetic field of the inductor creates a voltage (V = L × di/dt) that opposes (impedes) a further change in the current. Regardless of whether the current through the inductor is increasing or decreasing, the magnetic field slows the current’s rate of change. Similar to mechanical energy being damped by a shock absorber, the electrical energy of a noise current “spike” in an RF choke is dispersed over time to reduce its impact. Conical inductors provide high impedance over a very wide range of frequencies.

Why does the inductor have a conical shape?

The conical shape limits the effects of stray capacitance and effectively creates a series of narrow band inductors, resulting in high impedance over a very wide bandwidth. A single conical inductor can replace a series of many narrow band inductors.

What applications are appropriate for conical inductors?

Blocking “noise” in RF circuits

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has created standards and certifies electronic devices sold or manufactured in the United States meet the electromagnetic interference (EMI) requirements. Worldwide electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards organizations include CISPR, IEC, ISO, and EN. FCC regulations are mandatory and apply to devices such as computer, switched-mode power supplies, television receivers, transmitters, and industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) devices that emit RF radiation. RF chokes, such as conical inductors, are employed in electrical circuits to reduce EMI by attenuating high-frequency noise in order to meet EMC emission and immunity requirements.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has created standards for, and certifies that, electronic devices sold or manufactured in the United States meet the electromagnetic interference (EMI) requirements. Worldwide electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards organizations include CISPR, IEC, ISO, and EN. FCC regulations are mandatory and apply to devices such as computer, switched-mode power supplies, television receivers, transmitters, and industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) devices that emit RF radiation. RF chokes, such as conical inductors, are employed in electrical circuits to reduce EMI by attenuating high-frequency noise in order to meet EMC emission and immunity requirements.

Isolating RF signals from a DC bias / broadband filtering

A broadband (wideband) conical bias choke placed in line with the DC bias of an amplifier blocks a wide range of high frequencies from reaching the DC source. In this way, the bias choke injects the DC bias while isolating the AC signal from distortion by any stray AC noise. The critical determination when choosing an RF choke for a bias tee is the frequency range that needs to be blocked. Other key parameters are DC resistance, current requirements, size and cost. This application note from Coilcraft explains how to successfully apply a DC bias onto the RF line of a Bias Tee using broadband chokes.

What Types of RF Chokes Does Coilcraft Manufacture?

Coilcraft has designed and manufactured off-the-shelf surface mount (BCR  Series) and “flying lead” thru-hole mount(BCL Series) broadband conical inductors for ultra-wideband Bias Tee applications up to 40 GHz:

  • The surface mount BCR versions can be automatically pick-and-placed onto a PCB.
  • The “flying lead” BCL style allows precise positioning of the mounting angle. The optimal mounting angle is application-specific. Generally, larger angles result in better higher-frequency performance.
  • Both the BCR and BCL series have a flat bandwidth with high impedance up to 40 GHz and are ideal for bias tees.

For higher current, lower frequency applications, the 4310LC series of wideband bias chokes are available off-the-shelf. The 4310LC Wideband Bias Chokes are used in high current Bias Tee applications up to 6 GHz.

XAR7030 Raised Power Inductor

Coilcraft XAR7030 Raised Power Inductor

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XAR7030 Series inductors mark the first time raised inductors are available as standard, off-the-shelf products. They feature terminals that elevate the inductor body 1.5 mm from the printed circuit board surface and measure just 7.1 mm square with a maximum height of 3.2 mm. This allows standard power management IC packages (e.g., QFN/VQFN) to be mounted beneath the inductor in a 3-D packaging arrangement, reducing overall board space. The XAR7030 is available with inductance values ranging from 0.16 to 10 µH and offers extremely low DCR – as low as 1.26 mOhms.