21/06/2017 - Qualification of Intermediate Circuit Capacitors for Use in Motor Vehicle Components - General Requirements, Test Conditions and Tests

This requirements document has been worked out in a joint ECPE/ZVEI working group.

This requirements document was created in this version by representatives from the automotive manufacturers BMW AG, Daimler AG, Porsche AG, Volkswagen AG, the device manufacturers Continental AG, Robert Bosch GmbH, Siemens AG and the capacitor manufacturers Epcos AG, Murata Elektronik GmbH, Panasonic Industrial Devices Europe GmbH, FTCAP GmbH and Kemet Electronics GmbH, as well as Vishay Capacitors Belgium NV in the "ZVEI/ECPE Film Capacitors Core Group" work group.

This document specifies requirements, test conditions and tests to validate characteristics including the service life of film capacitors for use in motor vehicle components.