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Presidio Testing Capabilities for
Commercial Single Layer Ceramic Capacitors

The capacitors described here are commercial capacitors that are tested in accordance with the requirements of MIL-STD-202 methods listed here, EIA 198, EIA 469 and MIL-C-49464.

Quality Assurance Provisions

Every lot undergoes the following inspection and tests:

Destructive Physical Analysis: (DPA) - A 32 piece sample is pulled from each lot and examined per EIA 469 and to verify adherence to Presidio’s internal design criteria.

Capacitance - All parts are tested at 25°C and 1VACRMS in accordance with method 305 of MIL-Std 202. Class 1 dielectrics are tested at 1 megahertz. Class 2 and 3 dielectrics are tested at 1 kilohertz.

Dissipation Factor (DF) – When tested in accordance with method 305 of MIL-STD-202 shall not exceed EIA-198 Part III Section 3 table 1 limits.

Dielectric Withstanding Voltage (DWV) – A sample (I/1%) tested at 2.5X rated voltage in accordance with method 301 of MIL-Std-202.

Insulation Resistance (IR @ 25°C) - All parts are tested at 25°C and rated voltage in accordance with method 302 of MIL-Std-202. The minimum IR required is 100,000 megaohms or 1,000 megaohm-microfarads.

Visual - Performed on all pieces in accordance with Presidio internal workmanship criteria.

Mechanical – A sample of 13 pieces is evaluated in accordance with Presidio catalog.

Destructive bond pull test and die shear strength test – performed in accordance with methods 2011 and 2019 of MIL-Std-803.

Standard Packaging
Product will be packaged in individual waffle trays or carrier tape in accordance with customer requirement.

Example Part Number:  
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See guidelines in the Part Number Definitions portion of this website.




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Presidio Components, Inc., has been an industry leader in the manufacture of ceramic capacitors since 1980. We provide high quality commercial capacitors, military capacitors, space capacitors, high temperature capacitors, pulse energy capacitors for EFI detonators, microwave capacitors and RF capacitors, as well as custom capacitors. Our custom products include nonstandard part sizes and voltages, including high voltage, high temperature, high "Q", custom leads, cryogenic ceramics, negative and positive temperature characteristic ceramics and piezoelectric formulations. We have a series of patented microwave and radio frequency products including patented single layer and broadband DC blocking caps. Call Presidio at (858) 578-9390.
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