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
$1.44
Each (In a Bag of 400)
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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. 210-487
Mfr. Part No.PME271M547MR30
BrandKEMET
$2.386
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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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. 170-0019
Mfr. Part No.PME271M610MR30
BrandKEMET
$1.53
Each (In a Bag of 250)
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100nF 275V 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
$2.618
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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100nF 275V 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
$5.86
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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. 173-5018
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC13R30
BrandKEMET
$4.63
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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. 173-4177
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC11R30
BrandKEMET
$4.55
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2.2 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. 121-5449
Mfr. Part No.PZB300MC11R30
BrandKEMET
$5.54
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2.2 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. 173-1824
Mfr. Part No.PME271M622KR30
BrandKEMET
$2.35
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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. 210-522
Mfr. Part No.PME271M622KR30
BrandKEMET
$4.09
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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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. 173-4151
Mfr. Part No.PME271M615KR30
BrandKEMET
$1.888
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
$3.258
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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. 414-8689
Mfr. Part No.PME261JC6100KR30
BrandKEMET
$4.456
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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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. 172-6705
Mfr. Part No.PME261JC6100KR30
BrandKEMET
$3.26
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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. 172-6701
Mfr. Part No.PME271E610MR30
BrandKEMET
$3.03
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100nF 300V 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. 206-7724
Mfr. Part No.PME271E610MR30
BrandKEMET
$4.994
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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100nF 300V 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
$1.989
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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22nF 300V 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
$1.48
Each (In a Bag of 400)
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22nF 300V ac PME271 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Radial 18.5mm 13mm 7.3mm 18.5 x 7.3 x 13mm
RS Stock No. 870-8711
Mfr. Part No.PME271Y510MR30
BrandKEMET
$1.33
Each (In a Pack of 50)
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10nF 250V ac PME271Y 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 18.5mm 10.5mm 5.2mm 18.5 x 5.2 x 10.5mm
RS Stock No. 173-4006
Mfr. Part No.PME271Y510MR30
BrandKEMET
$0.789
Each (In a Bag of 500)
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10nF 250V ac PME271Y 15.2mm -20% +20% ±20% Y2 - Through Hole 18.5mm 10.5mm 5.2mm 18.5 x 5.2 x 10.5mm
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