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Bead Electronics to Host Factory Tour for MFG Day

Posted by Jill Mayer on Sep 19, 2013 11:37:00 AM

On Friday, October 4th, we are hosting a factory tour in honor of Manufacturing Day. The tour will involve a walk through of the factory, a visual explanation of our process, and some insight into the electronics components market. Whether you are a student in the engineering field or a seasoned engineer already, this tour is for you!

During the tour, you will learn about our unique swaging process, a metalworking method that is virtually scrapless and can produce precision parts quickly and inexpensively.

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Topics: electronic pins, PCB contact pins, contact pins, custom contact pins, bead electronics, swaging, community

All About Solid Wire Contact Pins

Posted by Jill Mayer on Aug 31, 2013 2:23:00 PM

Solid wire contact pins can be used in a plethora of applications: automotive sensors, PCBs, wire wrap boards for telecom, flex circuits for medical, header pins in molded connectors.

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Topics: electronic pins, PCB contact pins, contact pins, bead electronics, solid wire contact pins, swaging

Bead Electronics Recycles End to End Pin Reels

Posted by Jill Mayer on Jun 5, 2012 10:46:00 AM

Bead Electronics, an interconnect pin manufacturer in Milford, CT is offering their customers the option to recycle the materials used for packaging their products.  Bead’s popular Tandem Pin® brand of continuous reeled interconnect pins are sold on large plastic reels. The reels protect the delicate contacts during shipping and facilitate automatic insertion of the pins into customers' PCBs.

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Topics: PCB contact pins, contact pins, end to end contact pins

Choosing the Right PCB Pins

Posted by Jill Mayer on May 17, 2012 4:39:00 PM

When you're building PCBs, whether it be for automotive, computer, telecom, appliance or industrial applications, you need high quality, high reliability interconnect pins that are economical to buy and easy to process. We've patented a pin that solves many of the challenges companies face when purchasing PCB pins.

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Topics: electronic pins, PCB contact pins, contact pins