Myrtle Beach, S.C. Ė AVX Corp. has expanded its family of multilayer ceramic chips (MLCCs) to include gold plated terminations.
Designated the Au Series, the RoHS compliant MLCC eliminates the use of tin and lead and subsequent tin wiskering events on the PCB. Available for most standard MLCC values, AVX offers a range of gold thicknesses or flash terminations (soldering applications) from 1.9-in. to 7.87-in., while the gold Std termination thicknesses start at 100-in. minimum (epoxy/wire bonding applications).
Pricing: Starts at $0.85 each.
Availability: Lead time is 12 to 15 weeks.