EEVblog #1037 – Solving Ceramic Capacitor Cracking

Dave demonstrates various practical PCB and component selection solutions and techniques to prevent flex stress cracking of Multi Layer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCC) on PCB’s and preventing your product from catching on fire!
Open Mode capacitors.
Flexible Endcap Soft Termination Capacitors
Lead Frame Capacitors
Series Capacitors

TDK Solutions for Ceramic Capacitor Cracking

Soft Termination

Open Mode

AVX Flexiterm

Kemet Flex Termination

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