Pulse Capacitors: Introduction
- Capacitors are used in analog and digital circuits for a broad array of applications including blocking, coupling, bypassing, filtering, and energy storage. General purpose capacitors can be used in a wide range of applications, while some electronic systems demand specialized components.
- Pulse capacitors, as these components are commonly known, are a special class of capacitive components that are optimized to withstand rapid and intermittent voltage changes.
- In an environment with high dV/dt, the peak current of a waveform can exceed the current rating of a component. When a capacitor is subjected to such an environment, its internal connections can be overloaded, resulting in failure.
- In the case of metallized film capacitors, subjecting a component to peak currents that exceed its current rating can cause excessive heat generation in the boundaries between the film metallization and sprayed metal. Such failures can be prevented by limiting the current that a component is exposed to.
Global Pulse Capacitors Market - Dynamics
- The global pulse capacitors market witnesses significant growth, owing to rising adoption of pulse capacitors with the design styles of graphene and carbon nanotube
- Rising demand for eco-friendly technologies and stringent government regulations regarding carbon emissions are estimated to boost the global pulse capacitors market during the forecast period
- Moreover, systems designed for short-term operations and long stand-by mode require high energy impulse immediately after wakeup. These requirements are often fulfilled by designing systems with pulse capacitors. Thus, the demand for pulse capacitors has risen significantly in recent years.
- High storage capacity, long life, and power-providing capability of pulse capacitors are eliminating the need for extra storage devices in application systems. However, high cost is hampering the global pulse capacitors market
Long Life and Reliable Products a Driving factor of the Pulse Capacitors Market
- Manufacturers are providing capacitors that are not ordinary high voltage capacitors. These pulse capacitors have gone through manufacturing processes and are developed and proven after more than 50 years of continuous designing.
- Manufacturers also guarantee that the pulse capacitors can operate ten years or more when operated within specified limits. In the event that a capacitor fails to perform during normal use within 10 years of the date of purchase, the company replaces the capacitor at no charge if CDE analysis confirms that the capacitor was not abused by operating beyond product limits for humidity, temperature, voltage, and current.
- These notable factors favoring the consumers is projected to expand the pulse capacitors market during the forecast period 2020 to 2030.
Asia Pacific to Lead the Global Market
- In terms of region, the global pulse capacitors market can be divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America
- The pulse capacitors market in Asia Pacific is likely to expand at the maximum CAGR during the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for eco-friendly technologies in the region. Also, growing implementation of government rules regarding carbon emissions is fueling the pulse capacitors market in Asia Pacific.
- Moreover, countries such as India and China are developing at a rapid rate. Thus, manufacturers of pulse capacitors in these countries are expecting increase in the demand for their products in the near future.
- The pulse capacitors market in North America and Europe is likely to witness stagnant growth between 2020 and 2030. The market in Middle East & Africa and South America is estimated to witness sluggish growth during the forecast period.
Key Players in the Global Market
The global pulse capacitors market was highly fragmented in 2018. Prominent players operating in the global market are focusing on technological developments and expansion to meet the growing demand for pulse capacitors. Moreover, manufacturers are entering partnerships for the development of innovative products and gain higher profit margins.
Key players operating in the global pulse capacitors market include:
- Avx Corporation
- Cap-Xx Ltd.
- Evans Capacitor Company
- Maxwell Technologies, Inc.
- Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
- Nichicon Corporation
- Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation
- Panasonic Corporation
- Rubycon Corporation
- Skeleton Technologies GmbH
- Spel Technologies Private Limited
- TDK Corporation
- Tokin Corporation
Global Pulse Capacitors Market: Research Scope
Global Pulse Capacitors Market, by Type
- Ceramic Capacitor
- Tantalum Capacitor
- Film capacitor
Global Pulse Capacitors Market, by Application
- HV Power Supplies
- AC Voltage Dividers
- Pulse-forming Networks
- EFI Devices
- Down-hole Applications
- X-Ray Equipment
- Jet Engine Ignition
- Aircraft and Shipboards
- Filters and Multipliers
Global Pulse Capacitors Market, by End-user
- Aerospace and Defense
- Government and Military
- Consumer Electronics
Global Pulse Capacitors Market, by Region
- North America
- Russia & CIS
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- South America
- Rest of South America
- Middle East & Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
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