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Innovations With PCB Manufacturing Through 3D Printing

Posted by Bead Electronics on May 26, 2023 12:07:35 PM

There have been notable innovations in 3D printing recently which have paved the way for discoveries in PCB manufacturing and electronic component design.

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Topics: PCB Contact Pins, PCB Design

Understanding Electrical Connectors in Sensors for Lighting

Posted by Bead Electronics on May 10, 2023 11:42:27 AM

Sensor-based lighting systems have transformed the lighting engineering sector by providing more efficient and sustainable solutions. To achieve optimal performance, the choice of electrical connectors is crucial. The connectors act as the critical link between the sensors and the rest of the system.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Lighting

Celebrating Women In Manufacturing

Posted by Bead Electronics on Apr 28, 2023 10:18:30 AM

During the celebration of Women in Manufacturing in March, we had the privilege to spend time with inspiring women working behind the scenes at Bead Electronics. Manufacturing has historically been male-dominated, with women facing several challenges in breaking through the gender barrier. However, at Bead Electronics, we have focused our efforts to build a high-performing team which has resulted in a diverse workforce.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries

Connector Pins and the Evolution of Technology Across Industries

Posted by Bead Electronics on Apr 24, 2023 10:45:44 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

Component Plating and Its Impact on Manufacturing Costs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Mar 24, 2023 11:54:53 AM

Major, direct impacts on manufacturing costs fall into a few common factors like supply and demand, testing, certifications, or labor. The one that we're going to talk about falls under manufacturing processes— specifically pre-plated projects. Whether pre-plated projects are your thing, or post-plated projects, the order of operations in industrial plating matters and affects your bottom line.

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Topics: Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Manufacturing, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

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