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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)

Electrical Connectors for Sensors Used in Medical Applications

Posted by Bead Electronics on Mar 24, 2023 11:54:23 AM

Did you know that the medical device industry will reach over $100 million in value by 2027? Electrical connectors for sensors are some of the most essential components that are used in medical applications.

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Topics: Medical

Lowering Automotive Manufacturing Costs without Sacrificing Performance

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 23, 2023 2:21:11 PM

A combination of efficient manufacturing processes, automated inspection, and standardized working practices minimizes waste and drives down costs.

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Topics: Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Swaging, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Automotive, Stamping

5 Problems With Automated and Semi-Automated Pin Insertion Machines

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 23, 2023 2:20:49 PM

The global pin insertion machine market is expected to reach over $240 million by 2026, while manual pin insertion is expected to reach around $55 million.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins

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