element14 expands passives portfolio with AVX, Panasonic and Vishay for electronics design and production in Asia-Pacific

element14-logoNew Delhi, India, April 21, 2014: element14 has expanded its portfolio of tape and reel passives, discretes and connectors for electronics design and production, including 10,000 of the most essential high-performance passives from industry-leading global suppliers such as AVX, Epcos, Kemet, Panasonic and Vishay.

Contract manufacturers, CEM and OEM, will benefit from the operational and cost savings using these products in full reel. The new ranges for use in electronics manufacturing and design are compatible for use with modern tape-fed placement units ensuring efficient production runs.

Marc Grange, Head of Product Marketing, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “Customers who require more options in terms of full reel packaging now have easy access to one of the most comprehensive portfolios. These products from industry-leading suppliers are available for easy review and order for fast dispatch from existing stock.”

Over 350 types of AVX MLCC and tantalum capacitors are available including the X7R Dielectric ‘temperature stable’ ceramics.

The Panasonic FK series of electrolytic capacitors feature a low impedance of 40-60% less and is 30-50% smaller than the FC series.
The Vishay CRCW series of thick film resistors are ideal for use in automotive and other high power circuits.

Customers can review, compare and purchase from one convenient site at element14 and enjoy greater value with the new pricing especially for production quantities. element14 also offers a free of charge re-reeling service upon request, for quantities above 150 pieces, which allows customers the flexibility of deciding what quantity they would like on each reel. For assembly efficiency, over 52,000 surface mount components are available for delivery in a standard 180mm reel, ready to pick and place, complete with leader and trailer tape.

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