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6 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2011
Oct. 31, 2011
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name KEMET CORP  
Entity Central Index Key 0000887730  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2011
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --03-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   44,630,742
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2