Aluminum Electrolytics Life & Temperature Calculators


​​Screw-Terminal Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Lifetime & Reliability Calculator

Calculating the estimated lifetime of your aluminum electrolytic capacitor is made easy using this interactive tool.

Based on your specified operating conditions of voltage, ripple current, heatsink characteristics, airflow and ambient temperature, this model calculates the internal hotspot temperature and expected lifetime, reliability and failure rate. Change the operating conditions or capacitor type to assist you in choosing the right capacitor for your application.

Snap-In Capacitor Lifetime & Reliability Calculator

Calculating the estimated lifetime of your aluminum electrolytic capacitor is made easy using this interactive tool.

Based on your specified operating conditions of voltage, ripple current, airflow and ambient temperature, this model calculates the internal hotspot temperature and expected lifetime, reliability and failure rate. Change the operating conditions or capacitor type to assist you in choosing the right capacitor for your application.

Plug-In Style Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Lifetime & Reliability Calculator

Calculating the estimated lifetime of your aluminum electrolytic capacitor is made easy using this interactive tool.

Based on your specified operating conditions of voltage, ripple current, airflow and ambient temperature, this model calculates the internal hotspot temperature and expected lifetime, reliability and failure rate of our types 4CMC, 400C, 420C, 401C and 450C three-terminal, plug-in style capacitors. Change the operating conditions or capacitor type to assist you in choosing the right capacitor for your application.


Flatpack Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Lifetime & Reliability Calculator

Calculate the estimated lifetime of our seven series of Flatpack aluminum electrolytic capacitors using this interactive tool.

Based on your specified operating conditions of voltage, ripple current, heatsink characteristics, airflow and ambient temperature, this model calculates the internal hotspot temperature and expected lifetime, reliability and failure rate. Change the operating conditions or capacitor type to assist you in choosing the right capacitor for your application.