Polystyrene Film Capacitors

Polystyrene film capacitors are used for applications where high reliability and precision is required. All film capacitors use a thin plastic film as the dielectric (or insulator), but what separates each capacitor type is the material used as the dielectric. Polystyrene film capacitors use an aluminium foil electrode and a highly effective polystyrene dielectric.

What are Polystyrene film capacitors made of?

Polystyrene film capacitors are tubular in shape, as their dielectric sandwich is rolled together. They are generally only available as leaded electronics components and in a through-hole package. They are physically smaller than other capacitor types, perfect for environments with limited space.

What are polystyrene film capacitors used for?

Polystyrene film capacitors are highly rated because of their excellent temperature stability, high insulation, low leakage and low dielectric absorption. Due to their ideal electrical characteristics they are used in a wide range of applications, such as audio, feedback networks, equalisation circuits and digital computing circuits. Polystyrene film capacitors can be used as an alternative to ceramic capacitors.


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RS Stock No. 113-409
BrandRS PRO
MYR23.356
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10nF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, I.F. Transformer, Pulse Network, Timing, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 15 (Dia.) x 20mm - 0.6mm - 15mm - 20mm
RS Stock No. 116-234
BrandRS PRO
MYR10.784
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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330pF EXFS ±1% 63V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-207
BrandRS PRO
MYR10.602
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10pF FSC ±10% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-291
BrandRS PRO
MYR8.762
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330pF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-285
BrandRS PRO
MYR8.762
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220pF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-235
BrandRS PRO
MYR12.928
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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33pF FSC ±3.03% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-336
BrandRS PRO
MYR11.452
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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1.5nF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 8 (Dia.) x 10mm - 0.4mm - 8mm - 10mm
RS Stock No. 426-3110
BrandRS PRO
MYR9.734
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
10nF EXFS ±1% 63V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 116-313
BrandRS PRO
MYR6.174
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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6.8nF EXFS ±1% 63V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-229
BrandRS PRO
MYR14.79
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22pF FSC ±4.55% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-241
BrandRS PRO
MYR9.639
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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47pF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 116-278
BrandRS PRO
MYR9.854
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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1.5nF EXFS ±1% 63V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-213
BrandRS PRO
MYR11.607
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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15pF FSC ±6.67% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 116-290
BrandRS PRO
MYR9.652
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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3.3nF EXFS ±1% 63V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-358
BrandRS PRO
MYR14.094
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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3.3nF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 8 (Dia.) x 10mm - 0.4mm - 8mm - 10mm
RS Stock No. 116-206
BrandRS PRO
MYR8.156
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
100pF EXFS ±1% 63V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 116-212
BrandRS PRO
MYR10.784
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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150pF EXFS ±1% 63V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-308
BrandRS PRO
MYR10.306
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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470pF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 5 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 5mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-263
BrandRS PRO
MYR9.928
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
100pF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-364
BrandRS PRO
MYR18.522
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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4.7nF FSC ±2.5% 160V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 9.5 (Dia.) x 15mm - 0.6mm - 9.5mm - 15mm