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The Versatility of Hollow Pins in Assemblies

Posted by Bead Electronics on Sep 25, 2023 11:56:48 AM

At Bead Electronics, we are constantly evolving to answer the intricate questions of our clients and assist them in understanding the diverse applications and potential of hollow bead pins. Recently, we received a thoughtful query about the nature of these pins and how they could be secured within an assembly.

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Topics: Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Hollow Contact Pins

Fit a Square Pin into a Round Hole: The Different Types of Pin Features

Posted by Bead Electronics on Aug 24, 2023 8:00:00 AM

There’s the old adage of fitting a square peg into a round hole to describe something that doesn’t quite fit in a particular place. But Bead’s engineers have established that sometimes, a square pin can be the perfect solution for ensuring durable and lasting connectivity when placed into a hole.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries

How UV Technology Is Becoming an Everyday Tool

Posted by Bead Electronics on Aug 22, 2023 8:00:00 AM

UV technology is useful for sanitization, medical tools and treatment, manufacturing products, photography, and chemical quality inspections. But with new innovations like UV hand sanitizers becoming more commonplace, it's clear to see that the practical uses of UV are increasing.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Lighting

All About Solid Wire Contact Pins

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 26, 2023 3:49:07 PM

Wires are considered the backbone of the modern information age. When someone uses the word "wire," they most commonly mean a flexible, cylinder-shaped piece of metal. They're probably talking about an item with a diameter that might range from a few millimeters to several centimeters.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Solid Wire Contact Pins, Swaging

The Benefits of Overmolded Electrical Connectors for Communication Applications

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 14, 2023 10:08:35 AM

In 2022, the global mobile messaging app user base exceeded 3.6 billion, highlighting the growing dependency on connectivity for communication applications. The performance of these applications is highly dependent on the quality of the hardware components, one of which could be an overmolded electrical or electronic connector. This critical component is instrumental in providing a reliable connection between system components.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Overmolding

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