Paper Capacitors

Paper capacitors are a type of capacitor with a layered construction of aluminium sheets separated by waxed or oiled paper sheets. The paper between the aluminium acts as the dielectric (insulating) material. Some paper capacitors feature a cardboard cover while others are encapsulated in hard plastic.
What do capacitors do?
Capacitors are a type of passive component that stores an electrical charge. The more charge a capacitor can store, the larger its capacitance is. Capacitance is measured in denominations of farads – such as microfarads or picofarads.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of paper capacitors?
• Paper capacitors have a high working voltage and a high capacitance range. They are suited to high voltage and high current applications.
• The paper dielectric provides excellent stability and reliability of the component.
• Paper capacitors tend to have high leakage rates, making them unsuitable for applications such as AC coupling
• Paper capacitors typically have tolerances between ±10% and ±20%, making them unsuitable for precision timing circuits.

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Description Price Capacitance Voltage Series Lead Pitch Tolerance Minus Tolerance Plus Tolerance Suppression Class Package/Case Mounting Type Length Height Depth Dimensions
RS Stock No. 172-6705
Mfr. Part No.PME261JC6100KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR6.883
Each (In a Bag of 150)
units
100nF 1 kV dc, 500 V ac PME261 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 16.5mm 11.3mm 24 x 11.3 x 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 414-8689
Mfr. Part No.PME261JC6100KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR12.47
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
100nF 1 kV dc, 500 V ac PME261 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 16.5mm 11.3mm 24 x 11.3 x 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 173-4151
Mfr. Part No.PME271M615KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR4.92
Each (In a Bag of 200)
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150nF 275V ac PME271M 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 15mm 9mm 24 x 9 x 15mm
RS Stock No. 210-516
Mfr. Part No.PME271M615KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR8.24
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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150nF 275V ac PME271M 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 15mm 9mm 24 x 9 x 15mm
RS Stock No. 210-617
Mfr. Part No.PME271Y547MR30
BrandKEMET
MYR6.93
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
47nF 250V ac PME271Y 20.3mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 15mm 9mm 24 x 9 x 15mm
RS Stock No. 173-4963
Mfr. Part No.PME271Y547MR30
BrandKEMET
MYR3.566
Each (In a Bag of 200)
units
47nF 250V ac PME271Y 20.3mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 15mm 9mm 24 x 9 x 15mm
RS Stock No. 878-8032
Mfr. Part No.P409EL474M275AH221
BrandKEMET
MYR14.75
Each
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470nF 275V ac P409 25.4mm - - ±20% - - Through Hole 30.5mm 22mm 15.3mm 30.5 x 15.3 x 22mm
RS Stock No. 172-6742
Mfr. Part No.P409EL474M275AH221
BrandKEMET
MYR9.839
Each (In a Bag of 75)
units
470nF 275V ac P409 25.4mm - - ±20% - - Through Hole 30.5mm 22mm 15.3mm 30.5 x 15.3 x 22mm
RS Stock No. 173-4995
Mfr. Part No.PME271MD6220KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR6.345
Each (In a Bag of 150)
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220nF 275V ac PME271M 22.5mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - - 27mm 19mm 10mm 27 x 10 x 19mm
RS Stock No. 311-1052
Mfr. Part No.PME271MD6220KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR11.55
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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220nF 275V ac PME271M 22.5mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 27mm 19mm 10mm 27 x 10 x 19mm
RS Stock No. 173-5018
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC13R30
BrandKEMET
MYR10.859
Each (In a Bag of 150)
units
4.7 nF, 100 nF 275V ac PZB300 20mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 16mm 12.5mm 24 x 12.5 x 16mm
RS Stock No. 170-0018
Mfr. Part No.PME271M547MR30
BrandKEMET
MYR3.219
Each (In a Bag of 400)
units
47nF 275V ac PME271M 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% X2 - Through Hole 18.5mm 12.5mm 6mm 18.5 x 6 x 12.5mm
RS Stock No. 239-668
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC13R30
BrandKEMET
MYR15.75
Each
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4.7 nF, 100 nF 275V ac PZB300 20mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 16mm 12.5mm 24 x 12.5 x 16mm
RS Stock No. 210-487
Mfr. Part No.PME271M547MR30
BrandKEMET
MYR5.88
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
47nF 275V ac PME271M 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% X2 - Through Hole 18.5mm 12.5mm 6mm 18.5 x 6 x 12.5mm
RS Stock No. 210-544
Mfr. Part No.PME271M647KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR14.17
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
470nF 275V ac PME271M 25.4mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 30.5mm 22mm 15.3mm 30.5 x 15.3 x 22mm
RS Stock No. 173-1816
Mfr. Part No.PMR210MB5220M100R30
BrandKEMET
MYR4.722
Each (In a Bag of 400)
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22nF 250V ac PMR210 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% X1 - Radial 18.5mm 13mm 7.3mm 18.5 x 7.3 x 13mm
RS Stock No. 210-522
Mfr. Part No.PME271M622KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR9.89
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
220nF 275V ac PME271M 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 16.5mm 11.3mm 24 x 11.3 x 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 173-1824
Mfr. Part No.PME271M622KR30
BrandKEMET
MYR5.489
Each (In a Bag of 150)
units
220nF 275V ac PME271M 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 16.5mm 11.3mm 24 x 11.3 x 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 311-1030
Mfr. Part No.PME271MD6100MR30
BrandKEMET
MYR6.65
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
100nF 275V ac PME271M 22.5mm -20% +20% ±20% X2 - Through Hole 27mm 17mm 8mm 27 x 8 x 17mm
RS Stock No. 126-2216
Mfr. Part No.PMR210MB5220M100R30
BrandKEMET
MYR15.884
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
22nF 250V ac PMR210 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% X1 - Radial 18.5mm 13mm 7.3mm 18.5 x 7.3 x 13mm