Safety Application Guide for Multilayer Ceramic Chip Capacitors

Caution during operation of equipment

Caution during transportation and storage

Terms and definitions
  1. (1) Herein metric size code is expressed with letter "M" following the metric size code.
    ex.) 1608M for 1608 metric
  2. (2) Herein capacitor types are expressed as follows:
    class 1 : Temperature compensating capacitor (C0G, NPO)
    class 2 : High dielectric constant capacitor (X5R, X7R)

This guideline only provides the information for safe and better ways in use of multilayer chip capacitors in order to improve safety of electronic equipment.
This guideline shall not assure the product safety of applied electronic components and electronic equipment even when applications comply fully with this guideline.