Abracon's Portfolio of Power Inductors for High Power Applications

By Sarah RonkoskeNovember 14, 2017

Abracon LLC — a global manufacturer of premium quality frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution, and magnetic components — has extended its portfolio of power inductors recommended for high power applications.

The new line-up of power inductors consists of ATCA series, the ASPI series, ASMPH, and the ASMCI series. Here are the key features, technical specifications, and applications of Abracon's power inductor portfolio.

The ATCA Series

The ATCA toroid inductors are designed for high power applications, especially where through-hole assembly technology is deployed.

These inductors, supporting both vertical and horizontal orientation, have an extended operating temperature range of -40°C to +105°C, with a current rating up to 10A.

Key Features of ATCA Low-EMI Toroidal Inductors

  • Low EMI/RFI toroid topology
  • High efficiency powered iron core
  • Compatible with low-cost through-hole assembly

Technical Specifications of Abracon's ATCA Series

  • DC Resistance (DCR):27 mOhm Max ~ 81 mOhm Max
  • Material - Core: Powdered Iron
  • Mounting Type: Through Hole
  • Package / Case:Radial

Applications of ATCA Toroid Inductors

  • High power switch-mode power supplies
  • High power LED ballasts
  • Powerline filters
  • High power audio filters
  • Solar inverters
  • White goods
  • Motor drivers

The ASPI Series

Abracon's ASPI series, comprising of wirewound magnetically shielded surface mount power inductors, and compact shielded SMD power inductors for automotive, incorporates a variety of low profile inductors optimized for medium to high power applications.

The ASPI product family, featuring inductance values up to 1000uH, and a current rating up to 10A, includes an operating temperature range of -40°C to +125°C.

Key Features of ASPI WireWound Magnetically Shielded Surface Mount Power Inductors

  • Iron-based core provides large saturation current
  • Low DCR lowers power loss
  • Magnetic-resin shielding reduces leakage flux and
  • Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
  • Metalcore design for superb shock resistance

Technical Specifications of ASPI Wire Wound Magnetically Shielded Surface Mount Power Inductors

  • DC Resistance (DCR):826 mOhm Max
  • Height - Seated (Max):0.039" (1.00mm)
  • Material - Core: Iron
  • Packaging: Tape & Reel (TR)
  • Size / Dimension:0.079" L x 0.063" W (2.00mm x 1.60mm)
  • Tolerance: ±20%

Applications of ASPI Wire Wound Magnetically Shielded Surface Mount Power Inductors

  • Smartphones
  • Blu-ray disc recorder
  • Portable gaming device

Key Features of ASPI Compact Shielded SMD Power Inductor for Automotive

  • Low profile 3mm height for compact applications
  • Advanced and high-reliability wire-wound construction
  • Shielded construction reduces EMI

Technical Specifications of ASPI Compact Shielded SMD Power Inductor for Automotive

  • DC Resistance (DCR):3.5 mOhm ~ 178.8 mOhm
  • Material - Core: Metal
  • Package / Case: Nonstandard
  • Packaging: Tape & Reel (TR)
  • Ratings: AEC-Q200
  • Tolerance:±20%

Applications of ASPI Compact Shielded SMD Power Inductor for Automotive

  • Height restricted applications
  • Automotive body electronics and comfort system
  • Automotive infotainment and entertainment
  • Automotive navigation
  • Transportation

The ASMPH and ASMCI series

The ASMPH and ASMCI series are high current chip inductors, ideal for IoT, Point of Load (POL), wearables, and space-critical, battery operated applications.

The industrial-grade ASMPH and ASMCI series support a variety of form factors with inductances up to 10μH, and a current rating up to 1.5A.

Key Features of ASMPH Surface Mount Multilayer Chip Power Inductor

  • Low profile
  • High DC bias current due to trench technology
  • Monolithic structure for high reliability
  • Superior solderability and heat resistance
  • Magnetic shield designed to eliminate cross coupling

Technical Specifications of ASMPH Surface Mount Multilayer Chip Power Inductor

  • DC Resistance (DCR):60 mOhm ~ 300 mOhm
  • Material - Core: Ferrite
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C ~ +85°C
  • Packaging: Tape & Reel (TR)
  • Tolerance:±20%

Key Features of ASMCI Surface Mount Multilayer Chip Inductors for Choke

  • Monolithic structure designed for high reliability
  • Top-grade solderability and heat resistance
  • Magnetic shield designed to eliminate cross coupling
  • High DC current and low DCR

Technical Specifications of ASMCI Surface Mount Multilayer Chip Inductors for Choke

  • DC Resistance (DCR):70 mOhm ~ 900 mOhm
  • Material - Core: Ferrite
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C ~ +85°C

Applications of ASMPH and ASMCI Surface Mount Multilayer Chip Inductors

  • Boost converters for flash drivers
  • Smartphones
  • Cameras
  • Wireless cards
  • DVD players

Additionally, custom and general purpose power inductors are also available from Abracon.

To know more about Abracon’s industry-leading power inductor portfolio and for product inquiries, contact WPGA Specialist Sarah Ronkoske.