Ultracapacitors Offer 3000F, Low ESR and High Power Density
Fri, 02/03/2012 - 7:03am
Ioxus, Inc. announced its new iCAP 3,000 Farad (F) ultracapacitor, the first size in a new family of cell products. These ultracapacitors are said to represent the lowest weight, lowest equivalent series resistance (ESR) and highest power density available in the market for energy storage cells. Applications include transportation drive, grid power storage, regenerative energy capture, backup power and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), ride-through, power conditioning, and renewable energy systems. In all of these areas, this ultracapacitor delivers the heaviest duty cycles possible and the longest life, due to minimal temperature rise, according to the company. The Ioxus iCAP 3,000F ultracapacitor is appropriate for prototype-to-production support, facilitating low ESR bus bar connections with the largest achievable contact areas. The double holes are off axis, preventing cell damage during assembly and making the ultracapacitor durable enough for tough applications. Features include weldable, double female threaded terminals, large diameter terminals, single terminal design for bolted or welded connection, low ESR, and they are Mil spec tumble test rated. Ioxus iCAP cells are designed for high shock and vibration applications such as heavy equipment or rail. The iCAP 3,000F ultracapacitors offer a 2.7-V working voltage and adhere to industry standard footprints.