Polystyrene Film Capacitors

Polystyrene film capacitors are used for applications where high reliability and precision is required. All film capacitors use a thin plastic film as the dielectric (or insulator), but what separates each capacitor type is the material used as the dielectric. Polystyrene film capacitors use an aluminium foil electrode and a highly effective polystyrene dielectric.

What are Polystyrene film capacitors made of?

Polystyrene film capacitors are tubular in shape, as their dielectric sandwich is rolled together. They are generally only available as leaded electronics components and in a through-hole package. They are physically smaller than other capacitor types, perfect for environments with limited space.

What are polystyrene film capacitors used for?

Polystyrene film capacitors are highly rated because of their excellent temperature stability, high insulation, low leakage and low dielectric absorption. Due to their ideal electrical characteristics they are used in a wide range of applications, such as audio, feedback networks, equalisation circuits and digital computing circuits. Polystyrene film capacitors can be used as an alternative to ceramic capacitors.


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Description Price Capacitance Series Tolerance Voltage Mounting Type Application Dielectric Dimensions Lead Pitch Lead Diameter Depth Diameter Height Length
RS Stock No. 113-241
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.866
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47 pF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 116-228
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.71
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220 pF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-308
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.064
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470 pF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 5 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 5mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 116-206
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.68
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100 pF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-235
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.07
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33 pF FSC ±3.03% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 116-240
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.844
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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470 pF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 426-3110
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.16
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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10 nF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-279
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.866
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150 pF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-257
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.276
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68 pF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 116-262
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.882
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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1 nF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 116-234
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.206
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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330 pF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-213
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.451
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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15 pF FSC ±6.67% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-386
BrandRS PRO
SGD4.13
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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6.8 nF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 9.5 (Dia.) x 15mm - 0.6mm - 9.5mm - 15mm
RS Stock No. 113-207
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.152
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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10 pF FSC ±10% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 113-314
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.59
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
680 pF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 6 (Dia.) x 10mm - 0.4mm - 6mm - 10mm
RS Stock No. 113-229
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.423
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
22 pF FSC ±4.55% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 4 (Dia.) x 8mm - 0.3mm - 4mm - 8mm
RS Stock No. 116-307
BrandRS PRO
SGD2.136
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
4.7 nF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-409
BrandRS PRO
SGD6.944
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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10 nF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, I.F. Transformer, Pulse Network, Timing, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 15 (Dia.) x 20mm - 0.6mm - 15mm - 20mm
RS Stock No. 116-256
BrandRS PRO
SGD1.692
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
680 pF EXFS ±1% 63 V dc Through Hole Telephone Equipment Polystyrene 7.5 x 7.5 x 13mm 5.08mm 0.6mm 7.5mm 7.5mm 13mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 113-342
BrandRS PRO
SGD3.405
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
2.2 nF FSC ±2.5% 160 V dc Through Hole Analogue Computing Circuit, Digital Computing Circuit, Pulse Network, Timing, Transformer, Tuned Circuit Polystyrene 8 (Dia.) x 10mm - 0.4mm - 8mm - 10mm
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