Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 17: Sectional specification - Fixed metallized polypropylene film dielectric AC and pulse capacitors

IEC 60384-17:2019 is available as IEC 60384-17:2019 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.
IEC 60384-17:2019 applies to fixed capacitors with metallized electrodes and polypropylene dielectric for use in electronic equipment. Capacitors that have mixed film and metallized electrodes are also within the scope of this standard. These capacitors may have "self-healing" properties depending on conditions of use. Capacitors covered by this specification are mainly intended for use with alternating voltage and/or for pulse applications. The maximum reactive power applicable is 10 000 var and the maximum peak voltage is 3 000 V. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) all parts of the document have been revised based on the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2:2016 (seventh edition) and harmonization between other similar kinds of documents;
b) tables and Clause 4 have been revised so as to prevent duplications and contradictions;
c) new damp heat steady-state robustness classes with test conditions have been added in text, in Clause 4 and in Annex A.
The contents of the corrigendum of December 2020 have been included in this copy.

Condensateurs fixes utilisés dans les équipements électroniques - Partie 17: Spécification intermédiaire: Condensateurs fixes pour tension alternative et pour impulsions à diélectrique en film de polypropylène métallisé

IEC 60384-17:2019 est disponible sous forme de IEC 60384-17:2019 RLV qui contient la Norme internationale et sa version Redline, illustrant les modifications du contenu technique depuis l'édition précédente.
L'IEC 60384-17:2019 s'applique aux condensateurs fixes à électrodes métallisées et à diélectrique en polypropylène destinés aux équipements électroniques. Les condensateurs équipés à la fois d'électrodes métallisées et d'électrodes en film sont également couverts par la présente norme. Ces condensateurs peuvent avoir des propriétés "d'autorégénération" en fonction des conditions d'utilisation. Les condensateurs couverts par la présente spécification sont principalement destinés à être utilisés dans des applications à impulsions et/ou à tension alternative. La puissance réactive maximale est 10 000 var et la tension de crête maximale est 3 000 V. Cette édition inclut les modifications techniques majeures suivantes par rapport à l'édition précédente:
a) toutes les parties du document ont été révisées sur la base des Directives ISO/IEC, Partie 2:2016 (septième édition) et harmonisées avec les autres types de documents similaires;
b) les tableaux et l'Article 4 ont été révisés afin d'éliminer les doublons et les contradictions;
c) de nouvelles classes de résistance à la chaleur humide continue (avec les conditions d'essai associées) ont été ajoutées à l'Article 4 et à l'Annexe A.
Le contenu du corrigendum de décembre 2020 a été pris en considération dans cet exemplaire.

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IEC 60384-17
Edition 3.0 2019-03
INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD
NORME
INTERNATIONALE
Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment –

Part 17: Sectional specification – Fixed metallized polypropylene film dielectric

AC and pulse capacitors
Condensateurs fixes utilisés dans les équipements électroniques –
Partie 17: Spécification intermédiaire – Condensateurs fixes pour tension
alternative et pour impulsions à diélectrique en film de polypropylène métallisé
IEC 60384-17:2019-03(en-fr)
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IEC 60384-17
Edition 3.0 2019-03
INTERNATIONAL
STANDARD
NORME
INTERNATIONALE
Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment –

Part 17: Sectional specification – Fixed metallized polypropylene film dielectric

AC and pulse capacitors
Condensateurs fixes utilisés dans les équipements électroniques –
Partie 17: Spécification intermédiaire – Condensateurs fixes pour tension
alternative et pour impulsions à diélectrique en film de polypropylène métallisé
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CONTENTS

FOREWORD ........................................................................................................................... 6

1 General ........................................................................................................................... 8

1.1 Scope ..................................................................................................................... 8

1.2 Object ..................................................................................................................... 8

1.3 Normative references .............................................................................................. 8

1.4 Information to be given in a detail specification ....................................................... 9

1.4.1 General ........................................................................................................... 9

1.4.2 Outline drawing and dimensions ...................................................................... 9

1.4.3 Mounting ....................................................................................................... 10

1.4.4 Ratings and characteristics ............................................................................ 10

1.4.5 Marking ......................................................................................................... 10

1.5 Terms and definitions ............................................................................................ 10

1.5.1 General ......................................................................................................... 10

1.5.2 Performance and stability grades ................................................................... 11

1.5.3 Rated voltages .............................................................................................. 11

1.6 Marking ................................................................................................................. 12

1.6.1 General ......................................................................................................... 12

1.6.2 Information for marking .................................................................................. 12

1.6.3 Marking on capacitors .................................................................................... 12

1.6.4 Marking on packaging .................................................................................... 12

1.6.5 Additional marking ......................................................................................... 12

2 Preferred ratings and characteristics ............................................................................. 13

2.1 Preferred characteristics ....................................................................................... 13

2.1.1 General ......................................................................................................... 13

2.1.2 Preferred climatic categories ......................................................................... 13

2.2 Preferred values of ratings .................................................................................... 13

2.2.1 Nominal capacitance (C ) ............................................................................. 13

2.2.2 Tolerance on nominal capacitance ................................................................. 13

2.2.3 Nominal capacitance with associated tolerance values .................................. 13

2.2.4 Rated AC voltage (U or U ) ................................................................. 13

RAC R~

2.2.5 Category AC voltage (U or U ) ............................................................. 14

CAC C~

2.2.6 Rated temperature ......................................................................................... 14

2.2.7 Rated AC current (if required) ........................................................................ 14

2.2.8 Rated pulse voltage (if required) .................................................................... 15

3 Quality assessment procedures ..................................................................................... 15

3.1 Primary stage of manufacture ............................................................................... 15

3.2 Structurally similar components ............................................................................ 15

3.3 Certified test records of released lots .................................................................... 15

3.4 Qualification approval procedures ......................................................................... 15

3.4.1 General ......................................................................................................... 15

3.4.2 Qualification approval on the basis of the fixed sample size procedure .......... 15

3.5 Quality conformance inspection ............................................................................ 26

3.5.1 Formation of inspection lots ........................................................................... 26

3.5.2 Test schedule ................................................................................................ 26

3.5.3 Delayed delivery ............................................................................................ 26

3.5.4 Assessment levels ......................................................................................... 26

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4 Test and measurement procedures ................................................................................ 27

4.1 Visual examination and check of dimensions ........................................................ 27

4.1.1 General ......................................................................................................... 27

4.1.2 Visual examination and check of dimensions ................................................. 28

4.1.3 Requirements ................................................................................................ 28

4.2 Electrical tests ...................................................................................................... 28

4.2.1 Voltage proof for AC capacitors ..................................................................... 28

4.2.2 Capacitance .................................................................................................. 29

4.2.3 Tangent of loss angle (tan δ) ......................................................................... 30

4.2.4 Insulation resistance ...................................................................................... 31

4.2.5 Inductance (if required) .................................................................................. 32

4.2.6 Characteristics depending on temperature (if required in the detail

specification) ................................................................................................. 32

4.3 Robustness of terminations ................................................................................... 33

4.3.1 General ......................................................................................................... 33

4.3.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 33

4.3.3 Final inspections and requirements ................................................................ 33

4.4 Resistance to soldering heat ................................................................................. 33

4.4.1 General ......................................................................................................... 33

4.4.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 33

4.4.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 33

4.4.4 Recovery ....................................................................................................... 34

4.4.5 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 34

4.5 Solderability .......................................................................................................... 34

4.5.1 General ......................................................................................................... 34

4.5.2 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 34

4.5.3 Final inspections and requirements ................................................................ 34

4.6 Rapid change of temperature ................................................................................ 34

4.6.1 General ......................................................................................................... 34

4.6.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 34

4.6.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 35

4.6.4 Final inspections and requirements ................................................................ 35

4.7 Vibration ............................................................................................................... 35

4.7.1 General ......................................................................................................... 35

4.7.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 35

4.7.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 35

4.7.4 Final inspections and requirements ................................................................ 35

4.8 Bump (repetitive shock) ........................................................................................ 35

4.8.1 General ......................................................................................................... 35

4.8.2 Initial measurements ..................................................................................... 35

4.8.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 36

4.8.4 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 36

4.9 Shock ................................................................................................................... 36

4.9.1 General ......................................................................................................... 36

4.9.2 Initial measurements ..................................................................................... 36

4.9.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 36

4.9.4 Final inspection, measurements and requirements......................................... 36

4.10 Climatic sequence................................................................................................. 37

4.10.1 General ......................................................................................................... 37

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4.10.2 Initial measurements ..................................................................................... 37

4.10.3 Dry heat ........................................................................................................ 37

4.10.4 Damp heat, cyclic, Test Db, first cycle ........................................................... 37

4.10.5 Cold............................................................................................................... 37

4.10.6 Low air pressure (if required) ......................................................................... 37

4.10.7 Damp heat, cyclic, Test Db, remaining cycles ................................................ 37

4.10.8 Recovery ....................................................................................................... 37

4.10.9 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 38

4.11 Damp heat, steady state ....................................................................................... 38

4.11.1 General ......................................................................................................... 38

4.11.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 38

4.11.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 38

4.11.4 Recovery ....................................................................................................... 38

4.11.5 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 38

4.11.6 Humidity robustness grades ........................................................................... 38

4.12 Endurance ............................................................................................................ 38

4.12.1 General ......................................................................................................... 38

4.12.2 Endurance test at 50 Hz/60 Hz alternating voltage ......................................... 39

4.12.3 Endurance test with sinusoidal current or voltage (if required) ....................... 39

4.12.4 Pulse endurance test (if required) .................................................................. 40

4.13 Charge and discharge ........................................................................................... 40

4.13.1 General ......................................................................................................... 40

4.13.2 Initial inspections ........................................................................................... 41

4.13.3 Test conditions .............................................................................................. 41

4.13.4 Recovery ....................................................................................................... 41

4.13.5 Final inspections, measurements and requirements ....................................... 41

4.14 Component solvent resistance (if required) ........................................................... 41

4.15 Solvent resistance of marking (if required) ............................................................ 41

Annex A (normative) Humidity robustness grades ................................................................ 42

A.1 General ................................................................................................................. 42

A.2 Humidity robustness grades .................................................................................. 42

A.3 Indication of humidity robustness grades .............................................................. 43

Bibliography .......................................................................................................................... 44

Figure 1 – Category AC voltage/rated AC voltage versus upper category temperature .......... 14

Table 1 – Preferred designations of performance grade and stability grade

combinations ........................................................................................................................ 11

Table 2 – Preferred combinations of capacitance series and tolerance ................................. 13

Table 3 – Test and sampling plan for qualification approval, assessment level EZ ................ 17

Table 4 – Test schedule for qualification approval ................................................................. 18

Table 5 – Lot-by-lot inspection .............................................................................................. 27

Table 6 – Periodic tests ........................................................................................................ 27

Table 7 – Test voltages, DC .................................................................................................. 28

Table 8 – Test voltages, AC .................................................................................................. 29

Table 9 – Tangent of loss angle limits, 1 kHz ........................................................................ 30

Table 10 – Tangent of loss angle limits, 10 kHz .................................................................... 30

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Table 11 – Insulation resistance requirements ...................................................................... 31

Table 12 – Insulation resistance correction factor dependent on test temperature ................. 32

Table 13 – Characteristics at lower category temperature ..................................................... 32

Table 14 – Characteristics at upper category temperature .................................................... 33

Table 15 – Preferred severities in shock test......................................................................... 36

Table A.1 – Minimum requirements ....................................................................................... 43

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FIXED CAPACITORS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT –
Part 17: Sectional specification – Fixed metallized polypropylene
film dielectric AC and pulse capacitors
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International Standard IEC 60384-17 has been prepared by IEC technical committee 40:

Capacitors and resistors for electronic equipment.

This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition published in 2005. This

edition constitutes a technical revision.

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

edition:

a) all parts of the document have been revised based on the ISO/IEC Directives, Part 2:2016

(seventh edition) and harmonization between other similar kinds of documents;

b) tables and Clause 4 have been revised so as to prevent duplications and contradictions;

c) new damp heat steady-state robustness classes with test conditions have been added in

text, in Clause 4 and in Annex A.
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IEC 60384-17:2019 © IEC 2019 – 7 –
The text of this International Standard is based on the following documents:
FDIS Report on voting
40/2654/FDIS 40/2664/RVD

Full information on the voting for the approval of this International Standard can be found in

the report on voting indicated in the above table.

This document 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 web site.

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

stability date indicated on the IEC website under "http://webstore.iec.ch" in the data related to

the specific document. At this date, the document will be
• reconfirmed,
• withdrawn,
• replaced by a revised edition, or
• amended.
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FIXED CAPACITORS FOR USE IN ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT –
Part 17: Sectional specification – Fixed metallized polypropylene
film dielectric AC and pulse capacitors
1 General
1.1 Scope

This part of IEC 60384 applies to fixed capacitors with metallized electrodes and

polypropylene dielectric for use in electronic equipment.

NOTE Capacitors that have mixed film and metallized electrodes are also within the scope of this standard.

These capacitors may have "self-healing" properties depending on conditions of use.

Capacitors covered by this specification are mainly intended for use with alternating voltage

and/or for
...

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