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. 170-0018
Mfr. Part No.PME271M547MR30
BrandKEMET
$1,142.19
1 Bag of 1000
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47 nF 275 V 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. 210-487
Mfr. Part No.PME271M547MR30
BrandKEMET
$2.024
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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47 nF 275 V 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. 170-0019
Mfr. Part No.PME271M610MR30
BrandKEMET
$1,340.91
1 Bag of 1000
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100 nF 275 V ac PME271M 20.3mm -20% +20% ±20% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 14mm 7.6mm 24 x 7.6 x 14mm
RS Stock No. 210-500
Mfr. Part No.PME271M610MR30
BrandKEMET
$1.608
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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100 nF 275 V ac PME271M 20.3mm -20% +20% ±20% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 14mm 7.6mm 24 x 7.6 x 14mm
RS Stock No. 239-668
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC13R30
BrandKEMET
$4.53
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4.7 nF, 100 nF 275 V ac PZB300 20mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 16mm 12.5mm 24 x 12.5 x 16mm
RS Stock No. 173-5018
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC13R30
BrandKEMET
$3.419
Each (In a Bag of 150)
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4.7 nF, 100 nF 275 V ac PZB300 20mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 16mm 12.5mm 24 x 12.5 x 16mm
RS Stock No. 121-5449
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC11R30
BrandKEMET
$6.18
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2.2 nF, 100 nF 275 V ac PZB300 20mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 16mm 12.5mm 24 x 12.5 x 16mm
RS Stock No. 173-4177
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC11R30
BrandKEMET
$3.368
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2.2 nF, 100 nF 275 V ac PZB300 20mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 24mm 16mm 12.5mm 24 x 12.5 x 16mm
RS Stock No. 173-1824
Mfr. Part No.PME271M622KR30
BrandKEMET
$2.035
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220 nF 275 V 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. 210-522
Mfr. Part No.PME271M622KR30
BrandKEMET
$3.322
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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220 nF 275 V 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. 210-516
Mfr. Part No.PME271M615KR30
BrandKEMET
$2.858
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150 nF 275 V ac PME271M 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 15mm 9mm 24 x 9 x 15mm
RS Stock No. 173-4151
Mfr. Part No.PME271M615KR30
BrandKEMET
$1.703
Each (In a Bag of 200)
units
150 nF 275 V ac PME271M 20.3mm -10% +10% ±10% X2 - Through Hole 24mm 15mm 9mm 24 x 9 x 15mm
RS Stock No. 172-6701
Mfr. Part No.PME271E610MR30
BrandKEMET
$2.021
Each (In a Bag of 150)
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100 nF 300 V ac PME271E 20.3mm -20% +20% ±20% X1 - Through Hole 24mm 16.5mm 11.3mm 24 x 11.3 x 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 172-6705
Mfr. Part No.PME261JC6100KR30
BrandKEMET
$2.108
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100 nF 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
$4.79
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100 nF 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. 206-7724
Mfr. Part No.PME271E610MR30
BrandKEMET
$5.076
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
100 nF 300 V ac PME271E 20.3mm -20% +20% ±20% X1 - Through Hole 24mm 16.5mm 11.3mm 24 x 11.3 x 16.5mm
RS Stock No. 126-2215
Mfr. Part No.PME271YB5220MR30
BrandKEMET
$1.553
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
22 nF 300 V ac PME271 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Radial 18.5mm 13mm 7.3mm 18.5 x 7.3 x 13mm
RS Stock No. 172-6646
Mfr. Part No.PME271YB5220MR30
BrandKEMET
$1.078
Each (In a Bag of 400)
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22 nF 300 V ac PME271 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Radial 18.5mm 13mm 7.3mm 18.5 x 7.3 x 13mm
RS Stock No. 170-0022
Mfr. Part No.PME271Y447MR30
BrandKEMET
$673.13
1 Bag of 1000
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4.7 nF 250 V ac PME271Y 10.2mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 13.5mm 10.5mm 5.1mm 13.5 x 5.1 x 10.5mm
RS Stock No. 875-2440
Mfr. Part No.P278QS223M480A
BrandKEMET
$2.188
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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22 nF 480 V ac P278 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% X1 QS Through Hole 18.5mm 14.3mm 8.5mm 18.5 x 8.5 x 14.3mm
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