EXXELIA at PCIM 2019

Exxelia will exhibit custom design power transformers and inductors as well as capacitors at PCIM in Nuremberg, Germany, from May 7th to 9th 2019 in booth #136.


Notable at Exxelia’s booth #136 will be custom design power transformers & inductors such as: 

FERRITE TRANSFORMER 100kVA-20kHz

This transformer combines high power up to 100kVA, at very high frequency 20kHz, while still providing a weak leakage inductance. Used in an isolated DC/DC converter, its unique morphology made of U and I 126 magnetic circuit improves considerably thermal dissipation while the litz wire winding reduces high frequency losses. Characterized by a primary circuit at 540V / 350Arms and a secondary winding at 270A, this transformer ensures high performance and maximum leakage current reduction.

3 PHASE INDUCTOR 3x5,5mH-9kHz 

Used in a high performance converter, this three-phase common mode choke withstands the highest current up to 580A thanks to the use of copper bar for winding while ensuring a minimal inductance of 1,4mH and filtering the far-reaching noise. This deisgn is characterized by its extreme reliability thanks to its magnetic circuit made of 24 nanocrystalline tores, chosen to guarantee a stable inductance value across the temperature range -30°C to +140°C.

Published on 18 Apr 2019 by Rebecca Charles

50th anniversary of our Pessac manufacturing site

Our manufacturing site in Pessac is one of the 12 industrial sites of Exxelia. It has approximately 130 employees. “We produce essential but inexpensive parts, but we produce 50 million a year! And we have a year of visibility on our order books", "We produce parts in complex alloys here, but also our own recipes for insulating ceramics", assures Mickaël Pelé, Director of the Exxelia Pessac factory. This factory was founded in Pessac half a century ago: it is an integral part of the life of the City and the Region, which have actively participated in its development. Perfectly inserted into the local ecosystem, there are numerous interactions with neighboring institutions, laboratories, universities, schools and businesses. The Pessac factory was built in 1971 and inaugurated in September 1972. Its creation was initiated by Jean-Claude Asscher, President of the Tekelec-Airtronic group. Initially dedicated to distribution, the Tekelec-Airtronic group launched into manufacturing under license to then develop and industrialize its own products. Its development followed that of electronics, telecommunications and IT in France and around the world. The group will reach a significant size: in 1992, with 20 companies employing 3,000 people in different countries, its turnover will exceed one billion dollars. The Pessac plant remained associated with the group until the early 2000s.   Here is a retrospective of the event in video:

MIL 39006-Qualified Wet Tantalum Capacitors

Exxelia has received the M-Level (1.0%/1000h) MIL-PRF-39006/22 and MIL-PRF-39006/25 qualifications approval for its new ranges of wet tantalum capacitors. MIL 39006/22 and MIL 39006/25 respectively equivalent to CLR79 and CLR81 types feature hermetically sealed cylindrical tantalum cases and axial leads. Both ranges are available in all cases:  T1, T2 T3 and T4 with extended capacitance and voltage ratings. MIL39006/22 is qualified for voltages from 6V to 125V and provides from 1200µF @ 6V to 56 µF @ 125V. MIL 39006/25 is qualified for voltages from 25V to 125V and provides from 680µF @ 25V to 82 µF @ 125V. Both ranges combine high energy density with large temperature ranges -55°C up to 125°C and are available with H vibration and shocks features. These state-of-art MIL-qualified wet tantalum capacitors are widely used in avionics applications where high performance and extreme reliability are required. Performance highlights compared to solid tantalum capacitors include more capacitance, higher ripple currents, lower ESR and lower dc-leakage current. “These new ranges introduction leverages our decades of experience in providing high-reliability capacitors for the Military market, and proves Exxelia’s ability to reach the most demanding specifications in terms of product development”, states Exxelia Sales & Marketing VP, Jérôme Tabourel, “We are proud to be part of the few MIL-qualified manufacturers of tantalum capacitors, our flexibility and advantageous lead times will bring new supply perspectives.”  MIL39006/22 and MIL39006/25 are available for order now.