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An SMT Solution for PCB Pin Insertion

Posted by bead electronics on Nov 16, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Automotive, computer, telecom, appliance, or industrial, when you’re building a PCB, you need high quality, highly reliable interconnect pins. Identifying a reliable supplier, one that can meet the project requirements on time and on budget, is essential to this process. Not all design parameters are clearly laid out so in addition to keeping in mind best practices it’s also important to explore custom solutions that cut through the pain points of PCB design.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, PCB Design, True Grip Pin

UV Sterilization Technology: What You Need to Know

Posted by bead electronics on Nov 11, 2021 3:15:47 PM

UV light has been known to reduce the spread of bacteria for decades, and its applications have grown exponentially in recent years, used in everything from water bottles to airplanes. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of UV light has become more widespread, both in practical, everyday uses and in critical, life-saving technology, stopping the spread of bacteria and pathogens.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Medical, Aerospace, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Defense, Industrial

Design for Manufacturing: Adding Value and Reducing Costs

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 21, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Design for manufacturing (DFM) is an engineering practice in wide use today. It's the designing of products so that they're easier and more cost-effective to manufacture, while still functioning the way they should.

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Topics: Contact Pins, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

Connector Pins and the Evolution of Technology Across Industries

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 14, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Technology has evolved at an unprecedented rate, leading to an era of convenience that was previously unimaginable. This rapid progression would not be possible without one tiny piece of technology: connector pins.

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Topics: Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Pin Insertion

Sustainable Manufacturing Achieved Through Swaging

Posted by bead electronics on Sep 30, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Since Americans can produce around 2.3 million tons of metal waste in a single year, it's important that we do all we can to reduce our carbon footprint. Metalworking processes should be altered for sustainable manufacturing to minimize the amount of waste output.

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Topics: Swaging, Pin Insertion, Sustainability