Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 11: Sectional specification - Fixed polyethylene-terephthalate film dielectric metal foil DC capacitors

IEC 60384-11:2019 is applicable to fixed direct current capacitors, for rated voltages not exceeding 6 300 V, using as dielectric a polyethylene-terephthalate film and electrodes of thin metal foils. For capacitors with rated voltages exceeding 1 000 V, additional tests and requirements may be specified in the detail specification. The capacitors covered by this document are intended for use in electronic equipment. Capacitors for electromagnetic interference suppression are not included, but are covered by IEC 60384‑14. The object of this document is to prescribe preferred ratings and characteristics and to select from IEC 60384-1:2016 the appropriate quality assessment procedures, tests and measuring methods and to give general performance requirements for this type of capacitor. Test severities and requirements prescribed in detail specifications referring to this sectional specification are of an equal or higher performance level. Lower performance levels are not permitted.
This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) revision of all parts of the document based on the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2:2018, and harmonization with other similar kinds of documents;
b) the document structure has been organized to follow new sectional specification structure decided in TC 40;
c) revised tables and Clause 5 so as to prevent duplications and contradictions.
The contents of the corrigendum of April 2020 have been included in this copy.

Condensateurs fixes utilisés dans les équipements électroniques - Partie 11: Spécification intermédiaire - Condensateurs fixes pour courant continu à diélectrique en film de polytéréphtalate d'éthylène à armatures en feuilles métalliques

L'IEC 60384-11:2019 est applicable aux condensateurs fixes pour courant continu, pour des tensions assignées ne dépassant pas 6 300 V, utilisant comme diélectrique un film de polytéréphtalate d'éthylène et des électrodes de feuilles métalliques minces. Pour des condensateurs de tensions assignées ne dépassant pas 1 000 V, d'autres essais et exigences peuvent être indiqués dans la spécification particulière. Les condensateurs couverts par le présent document sont destinés à être utilisés dans des équipements électroniques. Les condensateurs d'antiparasitage ne sont pas inclus, mais ils sont couverts par l'IEC 60384-14. Le présent document a pour objet de prescrire les caractéristiques et les valeurs assignées préférentielles, de sélectionner, en se référant à l'IEC 60384-1:2016, les procédures d'assurance de la qualité, les essais et les méthodes de mesure appropriés et de donner les exigences de performances générales pour ce type de condensateur. Les sévérités et les exigences d'essai prescrites dans les spécifications particulières se rapportant à la présente spécification intermédiaire sont de niveaux de performances supérieurs ou égaux. Des niveaux de performance inférieurs ne sont pas autorisés.
La présente édition inclut les modifications techniques majeures suivantes par rapport à l'édition précédente:
a) révision de toutes les parties du document en s'appuyant sur les directives ISO/IEC, Partie 2:2018, et harmonisation avec d'autres types de documents similaires;
b) la structure du document a été organisé pour suivre une nouvelle structure de spécification intermédiaire décidée par le comité d'étude 40;
c) révision des tableaux et de l'Article 5 pour éviter les répétitions et les contradictions.
Le contenu du corrigendum d'avril 2020 a été pris en considération dans cet exemplaire.

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IEC 60384-11
Edition 4.0 2019-08
INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD
NORME
INTERNATIONALE
Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment –
Part 11: Sectional specification – Fixed polyethylene-terephthalate film
dielectric metal foil DC capacitors
Condensateurs fixes utilisés dans les équipements électroniques –
Partie 11: Spécification intermédiaire – Condensateurs fixes pour courant
continu à diélectrique en film de polytéréphtalate d'éthylène à armatures
en feuilles métalliques
IEC 60384-11:2019-08(en-fr)
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IEC 60384-11
Edition 4.0 2019-08
INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD
NORME
INTERNATIONALE
Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment –
Part 11: Sectional specification – Fixed polyethylene-terephthalate film
dielectric metal foil DC capacitors
Condensateurs fixes utilisés dans les équipements électroniques –
Partie 11: Spécification intermédiaire – Condensateurs fixes pour courant
continu à diélectrique en film de polytéréphtalate d'éthylène à armatures
en feuilles métalliques
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CONTENTS

FOREWORD ........................................................................................................................... 5

1 Scope .............................................................................................................................. 7

2 Normative references ...................................................................................................... 7

3 Terms and definitions ...................................................................................................... 7

4 Preferred ratings and characteristics ............................................................................... 8

4.1 Preferred climatic categories ................................................................................... 8

4.2 Preferred values of ratings ...................................................................................... 8

4.2.1 Nominal capacitance (C ) ............................................................................... 8

4.2.2 Tolerance on nominal capacitance ................................................................... 8

4.2.3 Nominal capacitance with associated tolerance values .................................... 8

4.2.4 Rated voltage (U ) .......................................................................................... 8

4.2.5 Category voltage (U ) ..................................................................................... 9

4.2.6 Rated temperature ........................................................................................... 9

5 Test and measurement procedures, and performance requirements ................................ 9

5.1 Visual examination and check of dimensions .......................................................... 9

5.1.1 General ........................................................................................................... 9

5.1.2 Examination methods ...................................................................................... 9

5.1.3 Requirements .................................................................................................. 9

5.2 Electrical tests ...................................................................................................... 10

5.2.1 Voltage proof ................................................................................................. 10

5.2.2 Capacitance .................................................................................................. 10

5.2.3 Tangent of loss angle (tan δ) ......................................................................... 10

5.2.4 Insulation resistance ...................................................................................... 11

5.2.5 Characteristics depending on temperature (if required in the detail

specification) ................................................................................................. 12

5.3 Robustness of terminations ................................................................................... 13

5.3.1 General ......................................................................................................... 13

5.3.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 13

5.3.3 Final inspections and requirements ................................................................ 13

5.4 Resistance to soldering heat ................................................................................. 13

5.4.1 General ......................................................................................................... 13

5.4.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 13

5.4.3 Preconditioning .............................................................................................. 13

5.4.4 Test Conditions ............................................................................................. 13

5.4.5 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 13

5.5 Solderability .......................................................................................................... 13

5.5.1 General ......................................................................................................... 13

5.5.2 Preconditioning .............................................................................................. 13

5.5.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 14

5.5.4 Final inspections and measurements ............................................................. 14

5.6 Rapid change of temperature ................................................................................ 14

5.6.1 General ......................................................................................................... 14

5.6.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 14

5.6.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 14

5.6.4 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 14

5.7 Vibration ............................................................................................................... 14

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5.7.1 General ......................................................................................................... 14

5.7.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 14

5.7.3 Mounting ....................................................................................................... 14

5.7.4 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 15

5.7.5 Final inspections and requirements ................................................................ 15

5.8 Bump (repetitive shock) ........................................................................................ 15

5.8.1 General ......................................................................................................... 15

5.8.2 Mounting ....................................................................................................... 15

5.8.3 Initial measurements ..................................................................................... 15

5.8.4 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 15

5.8.5 Final inspection, measurements and requirements......................................... 15

5.9 Shock ................................................................................................................... 15

5.9.1 General ......................................................................................................... 15

5.9.2 Mounting ....................................................................................................... 15

5.9.3 Initial measurements ..................................................................................... 16

5.9.4 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 16

5.9.5 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 16

5.10 Climatic sequence................................................................................................. 16

5.10.1 General ......................................................................................................... 16

5.10.2 Initial measurements ..................................................................................... 16

5.10.3 Dry heat ........................................................................................................ 16

5.10.4 Damp heat, cyclic, Test Db, first cycle ........................................................... 16

5.10.5 Cold............................................................................................................... 16

5.10.6 Low air pressure (if required) ......................................................................... 16

5.10.7 Damp heat, cyclic, Test Db, remaining cycles ................................................ 17

5.10.8 Recovery ....................................................................................................... 17

5.10.9 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 17

5.11 Damp heat, steady state ....................................................................................... 17

5.11.1 General ......................................................................................................... 17

5.11.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 17

5.11.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 17

5.11.4 Recovery ....................................................................................................... 18

5.11.5 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 18

5.12 Endurance ............................................................................................................ 18

5.12.1 General ......................................................................................................... 18

5.12.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 18

5.12.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 18

5.12.4 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 18

5.13 Component solvent resistance (if applicable) ........................................................ 18

5.14 Solvent resistance of the marking (if applicable) ................................................... 18

6 Marking ......................................................................................................................... 18

6.1 General ................................................................................................................. 18

6.2 Information for marking ......................................................................................... 19

6.3 Marking on capacitors ........................................................................................... 19

6.4 Marking on packaging ........................................................................................... 19

6.5 Additional marking ................................................................................................ 19

7 Information to be given in the detail specification ........................................................... 19

7.1 General ................................................................................................................. 19

7.2 Outline drawing and dimensions ........................................................................... 19

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7.3 Mounting ............................................................................................................... 20

7.4 Ratings and characteristics ................................................................................... 20

7.4.1 General ......................................................................................................... 20

7.4.2 Nominal capacitance range ............................................................................ 20

7.4.3 Particular characteristics ............................................................................... 20

7.4.4 Soldering ....................................................................................................... 20

7.5 Marking ................................................................................................................. 21

8 Quality assessment procedures ..................................................................................... 21

8.1 Primary stage of manufacture ............................................................................... 21

8.2 Structurally similar components ............................................................................ 21

8.3 Certified records of released lots .......................................................................... 21

8.4 Qualification approval ........................................................................................... 21

8.4.1 General ......................................................................................................... 21

8.4.2 Qualification approval on the basis of the fixed sample size procedure .......... 21

8.5 Quality conformance inspection ............................................................................ 28

8.5.1 Formation of inspection lots ........................................................................... 28

8.5.2 Test schedule ................................................................................................ 28

8.5.3 Delayed delivery ............................................................................................ 28

8.5.4 Assessment levels ......................................................................................... 29

Annex X (informative) Cross-references to the previous edition of this document ................. 30

Bibliography .......................................................................................................................... 32

Table 1 – Preferred combinations of capacitance series and tolerance ................................... 8

Table 2 – Test voltages ......................................................................................................... 10

Table 3 – Insulation resistance ............................................................................................. 11

Table 4 – Correction factor dependent on test temperature ................................................... 12

Table 5 – Characteristics at lower category temperature ....................................................... 12

Table 6 – Characteristics at upper category temperature ...................................................... 12

Table 7 – Acceleration and duration of the pulse ................................................................... 16

Table 8 – Endurance test ...................................................................................................... 18

Table 9 – Fixed sample size test plan for qualification approval assessment level EZ ........... 23

Table 10 – Test schedule for qualification approval (1 of 5) .................................................. 24

Table 11 – Lot-by-lot inspection ............................................................................................ 29

Table 12 – Periodic inspection .............................................................................................. 29

Table X.1 – Cross-references ............................................................................................... 30

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FIXED CAPACITORS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT –
Part 11: Sectional specification – Fixed polyethylene-terephthalate
film dielectric metal foil DC capacitors
FOREWORD

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International Standard IEC 60384-11 has been prepared by IEC technical committee 40:

Capacitors and resistors for electronic equipment.

This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2008. This edition

constitutes a technical revision.

This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous

edition:

a) revision of all parts of the document based on the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2:2018, and

harmonization with other similar kinds of documents;

b) the document structure has been organized to follow new sectional specification structure

decided in TC 40;
c) revised tables and Clause 5 so as to prevent duplications and contradictions.
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The text of this standard is based on the following documents:
FDIS Report on voting
40/2679/FDIS 40/2689/RVD

Full information on the voting for the approval of this standard can be found in the report on

voting indicated in the above table.

This publication has been drafted in accordance with the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2.

The list of all parts of the IEC 60384 series, under the general title Fixed capacitors for use in

electronic equipment, can be found on the IEC website.

The committee has decided that the contents of this publication will remain unchanged until

the stability date indicated on the IEC web site under "http://webstore.iec.ch" in the data

related to the specific publication. At this date, the publication will be
• reconfirmed,
• withdrawn,
• replaced by a revised edition, or
• amended.
The contents of the corrigendum of April 2020 have been included in this copy.
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IEC 60384-11:2019 © IEC 2019 – 7 –
FIXED CAPACITORS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT –
Part 11: Sectional specification – Fixed polyethylene-terephthalate
film dielectric metal foil DC capacitors
1 Scope

This part of IEC 60384 is applicable to fixed direct current capacitors, for rated voltages not

exceeding 6 300 V, using as dielectric a polyethylene-terephthalate film and electrodes of thin

metal foils. For capacitors with rated voltages exceeding 1 000 V, additional tests and

requirements may be specified in the detail specification.

The capacitors covered by this document are intended for use in electronic equipment.

Capacitors for electromagnetic interference suppression are not included, but are covered

by IEC 60384-14.

The object of this document is to prescribe preferred ratings and characteristics and to select

from IEC 60384-1:2016 the appropriate quality assessment procedures, tests and measuring

methods and to give general performance requirements for this type of capacitor. Test

severities and requirements prescribed in detail specifications referring to this sectional

specification are of an equal or higher performance level. Lower performance levels are not

permitted.
2 Normative references

The following documents are referred to in the text in such a way that some or all of their

content constitutes requirements of this document.For dated references, only the edition cited

applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any

amendments) applies.
IEC 60062, Marking codes for resistors and capacitors
IEC 60063, Preferred number series for resistors and capacitors
IEC 60068-1:2013, Environmental testing – Part 1: General and guidance

IEC 60384-1:2016, Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment – Part 1: Generic

specification

IEC 61193-2:2007, Quality assessment systems – Part 2: Selection and use of sampling plans

for inspection of electronic components and packages
ISO 3, Preferred numbers – Series of preferred numbers.
3 Terms and definitions

For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions of IEC 60384-1:2016, and the

following apply.

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addresses:
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