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5MC Series - Metallized Polycarbonate

Most capacitor ratings and styles are approved to MIL-C-55514/11, styles CFR26 & CFR27; and MIL-C-55514/12, style CFR29.

Key Features

  • Miniature configuration
  • Low ESR
  • Excellent ripple capability
  • High resonant frequency

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Miniature Polycarbonate Film Capacitor

The type 5MC is a new miniature polycarbonate film capacitor that is designed specifically for switch-mode power converters. It is the first of a series developed by Electronic Concepts for switch-mode applications that offers a miniature configuration to conserve printed circuit board space, with low ESR, excellent ripple capacity, and high resonant frequency.

 

Additional Information

Capacitance Range

  • 1.0µF to 50.0µF

Capacitance Tolerance

  • M=±20%, K=±10%, J=±5%.
  • Closer tolerances available on request.

Operating Temperature Range

  • -55°C to +125°C

Enclosure/ Construction

  • Mylar tape outer wrap with specially formulated, conductive epoxy end fill to maximize heat exchange.

Voltage Rating

  • DC working voltage ratings at +85°C, 50VDC, 75VDC and 100 VDC.
  • Voltage derating of 1.25% per degree C is necessary to +125°C.

Quality Control

  • Capacitors are tested 100% for:
    • Capacitance
    • Tolerance
    • Dissipation Factor
    • Dielectric withstanding Voltage
    • Insulation Resistance
    • Equivalent Series Resistance

*Process and inspection data are maintained on file and available on special request.

Environmental

ParameterMethodCondition
Vibration204D
Shock213I
Humidity103B
Thermal Shock107A
Life108F
Reference MIL-STD 202
CAPACITANCE IN MFDAXIAL LEADS   5MC22LOW PROFILE  5MC26HIGH PROFILE 5MC27COAXIAL LEADS 5MC28 - 5MC29
TWLLEADS AWGHTLTHLTWL
50 VDC10.2500.3430.68720---------
30.4060.5930.68716---------
50.4060.5930.81216---------
100.5620.8120.812160.8120.5620.7500.5620.8120.7500.5620.8620.750
200.7180.9680.937160.9680.7180.8750.7180.9680.8750.7180.9680.875
501.0001.3751.062161.3751.0001.0001.0001.3751.0001.0001.3751.000
75 VDC10.2810.3750.81220---------
30.4680.7180.81216------0.4680.7180.750
50.5000.7500.93716---0.5000.7500.8750.5000.7500.875
100.7181.0310.937161.0310.7180.8750.7181.0310.8750.7181.0310.875
200.9371.3121.062161.3120.9371.0000.9371.3121.0000.9371.3121.000
501.3121.6871.312161.6871.3121.2501.3121.6871.2501.3121.6871.250
100 VDC10.2810.3750.93720---------
30.4370.7500.93716------0.4370.7500.875
50.5930.9060.937160.9060.5930.8750.5930.9060.8750.5930.9060.875
100.7811.0931.062161.0930.7811.0000.7811.0931.0000.7811.0931.000
200.9061.2811.312161.2810.9061.2500.9061.2811.2500.9061.2811.250
501.4371.8121.437161.8121.4371.3751.4371.8121.3751.4371.8121.375


CAPACITANCE IN MFDESR MOHMS 100kHzMaximum Ripple Current in AMPS 20kHz to 100kHzI  PEAKDV / DTResonant Frequency kHz      5MC22 5MC26 5MC27Resonant Frequency kHz   5MC28  5MC29
Case Temperatures
25°C50°C85°C105°C125°C
50 VDC1187.85.14.01.91.0383383890-
3159.86.44.82.31.21148383550-
51310.66.95.12.81.31221244375-
101112.68.25.93.11.42441244265318
201014.89.66.83.31.83583179178214
50623.514.910.74.42.17067141108130
75 VDC1197.95.13.81.91.0575575840-
31510.36.74.92.51.21098366560672
51311.67.55.62.81.41343269356427
101213.58.86.53.21.62686269251301
201116.510.77.94.02.04243212171205
50624.215.711.64.62.27462149100120
100 VDC1208.05.23.81.91.0671671780-
31510.66.95.12.51.3941314570684
51312.48.16.03.01.51567313356427
101214.69.57.03.51.82208221242290
201117.111.18.24.12.13483174160192
50623.615.311.34.52.2758415296115

Insulation Resistance

Temperature (°C)2585125
Megohms x Microfarads50,0005,000500
Insulation Resistance

 

5mc-3

Dielectric Strength

Capacitors withstand a DC potential of 150% rated voltage for two (2) minutes without damage or breakdown. Test voltage is applied and discharged through a resistance of 1 OHM per volt minimum, and at 25°C.

Capacitance Change

Temperature (°C)-552585125
Percentage Change (Typical)-2.50%±1.0%±2.0%
Capacitance Change

 

5mc-4

Dissipation Factor

When measured at 1000 Hz, the dissipation factor will not exceed 0.3% from +25°C to +125°C.

5mc-5

  • 5MC22 / axial lead termination
  • 5MC26 / tab terminations/ low profile
  • 5MC27 / tab terminations/ high profile
  • 5MC28 / internal coaxial leads
  • 5MC29 / internal coaxial leads with grounded copper shielding