Kt Kingtronics Wishes You Have a Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival is an East Asian harvest festival, held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night. Several official names are used as Mid-Autumn Festival, Tsukimi 月見 in Japan, Chuseok 추석 in Korea, Tết Trung Thu in Vietnam. The festival celebrates three fundamental concepts that are closely connected–Gathering, Thanksgiving, Praying. Kingtronics wishes you have a great reunion with family and friends as well as sincerely wish we could help u do more business.  Now we provide good offer for EKT Low ESR Chip Tantalum Capacitors, let us know how we could help u cost down.

SERIESDESCRIPTIONCAP. RANGEVOLT. RANGE (DC)TEMP. RANGE (°C)
EKTLow ESR Chip Tantalum Capacitors0.1 – 470µF4V – 50V-55 ~ +125

Datasheet: http://www.kingtronics.com/pdf/low-esr-chip-tantalum-capacitors.pdf

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Kt Kingtronics-Global Sales of Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment is Expected to Decline by 18%

The International Semiconductor Industry Association (SEMI) recently announced the mid-year overall equipment forecast report (annual equipment forecast), and it is estimated that the global original equipment supplier (OEM) semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales will decrease by 18.4% to US$52.7 billion in 2019. , lower than the historical high of $64.5 billion last year. 

According to the SEMI report, Taiwan will seize the world’s largest equipment market from South Korea, with the growth rate of 21.1% growth rate ranking first in the world, and North America growth of 8.4%; China will maintain second place for the second consecutive year. South Korea will fall to third place due to reduced capital expenditures. 

Except for Taiwan and North America, overall spending in all regions this year will show a shrinking trend. 

The report, published at SEMICON West 2019, predicts that equipment sales will resume growth in 2020, when it will jump 11.6% to $58.8 billion. The latest forecast also reflects that capital expenditures have been in a downward trend in recent days, and due to geopolitical tensions and other factors, market uncertainty continues to rise. 

SEMI’s mid-year overall equipment forecast report shows that sales of wafer processing equipment is expected to decline by 19.1% to $42.2 billion in 2019. Other front-end equipment, including fab equipment, wafer fabrication, and reticle/lens reticle equipment, is expected to decline 4.2% to $2.6 billion this year. Part of the packaging equipment in 2019 is expected to decrease by 22.6%. To $3.1 billion, semiconductor test equipment is also expected to decline 16.4% to $4.7 billion this year. 

SEMI predicts that by 2020, the equipment market is expected to recover due to strong memory-related spending and new plants in mainland China. By then, Japan’s equipment sales will surge 46.4% to reach 9 billion US dollars, and it is expected that China, South Korea and Taiwan will remain the top three markets next year, and mainland China will be the world’s first champion. It is estimated that South Korea will become the second largest market with US$11.7 billion, and Taiwan is expected to reach US$11.5 billion in equipment sales. If the overall economic situation improves in 2020 and trade tensions subsidize, there is room for improvement in the above data. 

The mid-year overall equipment forecast report is based on SEMI’s industry-recognized World Fab Forecast database and information provided by equipment manufacturers. The overall equipment includes wafer processing, other front-end equipment, overall testing, and assembly and packaging equipment. 

The following market size data is in US$1 billion:
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Kt Kingtronics Silicon Epitaxial Planar Switching Diode 1N4148

Silicon Epitaxial Planar Switching Diode is our hot selling product with fast switching speed.

These diodes are also available in other case style including the DO-35 case with type designation 1N4148, the Mini MELF case with the type designation LL4148 and the Micro MELF case with the type designation MCL4148.

 Although they are for general applications, but there are slight difference feature as below:
 Silicon Epitaxial Planar Switching Diode 1N4148W:
SOD-123 Package Silicon Epitaxial Planar Switching Diode
Silicon Epitaxial Planar Switching Diode 1N4148WS:
SOD-323 Package Silicon Epitaxial Planar Switching Diode 
Silicon Epitaxial Planar Switching Diode 1N4148WT
Ultra-small surface mount package, High conductance