Industries | Automotive

Custom Interconnect Pins for Your Automotive Electrical Needs

Our rugged through hole and hybrid SMT components are designed to withstand harsh, high-vibration environments, making them ideal for use in the engine and passenger compartments of cars, trucks and heavy equipment.

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Automotive Electrical Applications

Our custom interconnect pins are used in a wide range of automotive electrical applications.

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Connectors

Our unique engineering, manufacturing and processing capabilities allow us to provide higher performance and lower cost.

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Mechanical

Our mechanical pins are used in instrumentation panels, basic alignment, motors, and pumps, to name a few automotive uses.

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Overmolded

Our overmolded inserts allow you to customize you interconnect to meet your specific needs. 

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Control PCBs

High quality printed circuit boards can be used in automotive console systems, ABS, transmission sensors, and more.

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"Bead Electronics has been a great find for us. I wish there were more suppliers like them."

- Design Engineer, Agricultural Heavy Equipment

Custom Interconnect Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Our custom interconnect pins are used in a wide range of automotive electrical applications.

  • Custom Contact Pins

    Custom Contact Pins

    Our engineering and manufacturing capabilities enable our team to respond quickly and listen to your needs. We surpass others in the market with our unique ability to design, tool and produce custom contact pins that match your exact requirements, while we ramp up production.

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  • End-to-End Pins

    End-to-End Pins

    Our unique swaging process guarantees the highest quality End-to-End contact pins for reliable automatic insertion. Tandem Pin® brand End-to-End contact pins have precision tips for lower insertion force and more dependable connections. Consistent length and a smooth transition between the pin tip and body assure accurate cut-off and cleaner insertion.

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  • Tubular Pins

    Tubular Pins

    Our Tubular Pins provide the functionality you need at 30-70% savings compared to machined contacts. Tubular pins are available in a wide variety of configurations including: Collars, flats, barbs, seamed or seamless, with open or closed ends.

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  • Solid Wire Pins

    Solid Wire Pins

    Bead's precision pin tips reduce insertion and mating forces by up to 35%. This makes them ideal for all your PCB, connector and wire wrap applications. Square and round solid wire pins are available in a wide variety of configurations, including: straight, right angle, offset, stars, flanges, serrations and barbs. Standard sizes are available from stock and custom pins can be designed and produced quickly with minimal tooling cost.

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  • Pin Assemblies

    Pin Assemblies

    Our high performance C–197 alloy pins and our open designs provide excellent electrical and thermal conductivity. You specify the pin size, length, shape, configuration and pitch, and we will build your custom design. You can even mix different pin types and sizes in a single connector.

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