220 EDLC ENYCAPTM Series Energy Storage Capacitors Offer Unmatched Flexibility And Performance

By WPG AmericasJune 15, 2016

Get unparalleled flexibility with best energy/volume industry ratings and enhanced charge/discharge performance — perfect for energy harvesting and power line backup applications.

Vishay’s 220 EDLC ENYCAP™ Series Energy Storage Capacitors is a range of electric double-layer capacitors (EDLC) that offer high power and energy density in small volume, along with a long working life.

Vishay’s 220 EDLC ENYCAP™ Series feature a rated voltage of 2.7V and are available in through-hold (radial) version with 1000h useful life at 85oC.

Key Features of Vishay’s 220 EDLC ENYCAPTM Series Energy Storage Capacitors

  • High power (4.1 Wh/kg) in small volume with low component height
  • Polarized energy storage capacitor with high capacity and energy density
  • 041 Wh in 18 mm x 31 mm package
  • Very low internal resistance
  • High capacitance / voltage values (15 F to 40 F at 2.7 V) in small case size
  • Available in through-hole (radial) version
  • Useful life: 1000 h at 85 °C
  • Rapid charge and discharge
  • Maintenance-free, no service necessary
  • RoHS-compliant

Product Highlights and Quick Reference Data for the 220 EDLC ENYCAPTM Series

DESCRIPTION VALUE  
Nominal case sizes (Ø D x L in mm) 16 x 20; 18 x 20; 16 x 31; 18 x 31  
Rated capacitance range, CR 15 F to 40 F
Rated voltage, UR (65 °C / 85 °C) 2.7 V / 2.3 V
Rated voltage, UR (65 °C / 85 °C) 2.7 V / 2.3 V
Category temperature range -40 °C to +85 °C
Endurance test at 85 °C  1000 h
Useful life at 85 °C 1000 h
Useful life at 20 °C > 10 years
Shelf life at 20 °C 2 years
Cycle life > 500 000 cycles

Application Avenues and Market Segment of Vishay’s Energy Storage Capacitors

Vishay’s industry leading designs are implemented in a range of applications, virtually across all major market sectors. Significant applications of the 220 EDLC ENYCAPTM Series can be seen in:

  • Power backup for cache-to-flash applications
  • Storage device for energy harvesting
  • Burst-power support
  • Micro UPS power source
  • Backup power for surveillance and safety-critical systems
  • Energy recovery

Dimensions in millimeters, Mass, and Packaging Quantity for the 220 EDLC ENYCAPTM Series

All products belonging to Vishay’s 220 EDLC ENYCAPTM Series are safely supplied in ESD trays. Dimension, mass and other related data regarding the same are as follows:

NOMINAL CASE SIZE Ø D x L   CASE CODE Ø d Ø Dmax Lmax. F MASS (g)   PACKAGING QUANTITIES
16 x 20 19a 0.8 16.5 22 7.5 ± 0.5 6.0  200
18 x 20 1820 0.8  18.5 22 7.5 ± 0.5 7.0  200
16 x 31 20 0.8 16.5 33.5 7.5 ± 0.5 9.0  200
18 x 31 1831 0.8  18.5 33.5 7.5 ± 0.5 10.0  200

Environment and Safety Standards

Lately, lawmakers and global standardization agencies have laid down stringent guidelines pertaining to issues that concern the environment. Being a socially responsible company,Vishay complies all necessary safety requirements. The company constantly scrutinizes all its facilities to ensure employee health and safety, resource use reduction, recycling, waste reduction, and the avoidance of non-compliance incidents.

For more information on this product, contact the WPGA team.