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Friday, 19 June 2015 06:13

10 Years Capacitor Competence Center in Europe

Jianghai Capacitor Competence Center

In professional industry and power electronics in particular, electrolytic capacitors often determine the lifetime and reliability of the entire circuit. This is the reason why designers pay special attention to selecting and designing in of the right capacitor technology.

There are several suppliers of capacitors, but only a few of them offer their customers a qualified technical support.

Since its foundation in Europe and the establishment of local representatives, Jianghai has been following the concept of supporting its customers by local sales engineers who rely on a comprehensive expertise.  For more than 10 years this philosophy forms one of the keystones of the success of China’s largest manufacturer of capacitors in Europe.

Whilst Jianghai’s focus originally was based on electrolytic capacitors, its portfolio today also comprises film capacitors for power applications (DC-Link, snubber), polymer capacitors (up to 200V), and supercaps. Therefore Jianghai ranks among the top 3 manufacturers of large type capacitors worldwide.

With the Capacitor Competence Center, Jianghai has launched an initiative which offers their European customers support for the successful design and application of capacitors from the very beginning of a new development project. The sales engineers at Jianghai Europe, based in Krefeld, will be pleased to visit you together with Heynen and answer your questions on capacitors.

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    Jianghai's product range comprises aluminum electrolytic capacitors in screw terminal, snap-in and radial leaded styles. In 2012, the product portfolio was complemented by a range of power film capacitors. For this new business unit, Jianghai also follows the strategy of vertical integration and thus the production will extend from the preparation of the plastic film to the assembly of the finished goods.

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