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ES Components is a franchised distributor with many values in stock and ready for immediate delivery!

We also have many completed base assemblies ready, for expedited deliveries.


Vishay brings an unprecedented level of quality to space and military applications

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Vishay's capacitors are constructed using a reliable Noble Metal Electrode (NME) system of Palladium Silver (PdAg) and are fully qualified to meet the requirements of MIL-PRF-55681.  Available in a broad range of capacitance values from 1.0pF to 0.47uF and working voltage ratings of 50 or 100 volts with operating temperatures between –55 degrees C to +125 degrees C, they are all built upon Vishay’s progressive automotive and medical implant quality disciplines.

Key Benefits

  • Broad capacitance range: 1.0 pF to 0.47 µF
  • Voltages: 50 WVDC and 100 WVDC
  • Military established reliability failure rates: M, P, R and S
  • Federal stock control number, CAGE CODE 2770A
  • Available in ten military packages: CDR01, CDR02, CDR03, CDR04, CDR06, CDR31, CDR32, CDR33, CDR34, CDR35
  • Wet build process with reliable Noble Metal Electrode (NME) system
  • Tin/lead (min. 4 % lead) termination finish available. Termination codes “Z” and “U”
  • Lead (Pb)-free termination codes “W”, “Y” and “M”


  • Military and high-reliability designs
  • Avionic systems
  • Sonar systems
  • Satellite systems
  • Geographical information systems
  • Global positioning systems

Note: Electrical characteristics at + 25 °C unless otherwise specified
Operating Temperature: - 55 °C to + 125 °C Capacitance Range: 1.0 pF to 470 nF Voltage Range: 50 VDC to 100 VDC
Temperature Coefficient of Capacitance (TCC):
BP:  0 ppm/°C ± 30 ppm/°C from - 55 °C to + 125 °C, with 0 VDC applied
BX:  ± 15 % from - 55 °C to + 125 °C, with 0 VDC applied
BX: + 15 %, - 25 % from - 55 °C to + 125 °C, with 100 % rated VDC applied
Dissipation Factor (DF):
BP:  0.15 % maximum
BX:  2.50 % maximum
Test frequency:
1 MHz ± 50 kHz for BP capacitors≤ 1000 pF
All other BP and BX at 1 kHz ± 50 Hz
Aging Rate:
BP: 0 % maximum per decade
BX: 1 % maximum per decade
Insulation Resistance (IR):
At + 25 °C and rated voltage 100 000 MΩ minimum or 1000 ΩF, whichever is less
Dielectric Strength Test:
Performed per method 103 of EIA-198-2-E. Applied test voltages:
≤ 100 VDC-rated: 250 % of rated voltage


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Differences Between MIL-PRF-123 and MIL-PRF-55681 Capacitor Testing Requirements

If you need MIL-PRF-123 or DSCC quality, please visit our other pages:


Vishay CDR-MIL-PRF-55681 Datasheet


Additional Vishay Support Documents

Vishay CDR Brochure

Vishay Technical Note on MLCC End Terminations

Vishay MLCC Capacitor Soldering Recommendations

Vishay Military and Space Qualified Passive Components Selection Guide