Optifuse- Tuesday, August 19, 2014

OptiFuse manufactures high quality fuses, fuseholders, fuseclips, fuse blocks, circuit breakers, resettable fuses and accessories. Optifuse products are ideal for off-road and automotive applications, security, commercial, medical, audio and industrial applications. All OptiFuse products are RoHS compliant and, for the most part, recognized by UL and/or other international safety organizations.

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Panasonic To Discontinue Manufacturing Snap-in Type Capacitors- Monday, August 18, 2014

Panasonic has announced it will discontinue Manufacturing Aluminum Electrolytic Snap-in Type Capacitors with no replacement available.  Panasonic has been a global leader in manufacturing Snap-in Capacitors.  The Series' they are to discontinue are: U, UE, NH, NHE, NXA, EX, MC, UP, HA, HB, TU, NH, NHE, MD.

Capacitors in these series' made by Panasonic are NOT recommended for new designs.  If your company is currently using these capacitors R&J Components can offer you an alternate part made by Nichicon or Illinois Capacitor. Both of these companies manufacturer Snap-in Capacitors.  Please see the links below.

Nichicon - http://www.nichicon.co.jp/english/products/alm_larg/pict_f.htm

Illinois Capacitor - http://www.illinoiscapacitor.com/products/aluminum-electrolytic.aspx#SNAP-IN

If you need to cross a Panasonic Snap-In Capacitor call R&J Components today, 631.234.3330