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How to Ensure Quality of Hollow Contact Pins, Post-Plating

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jan 23, 2023 1:43:38 PM

Manufacturers implement various quality-assurance measures to ensure that their smallest components, such as connector pins, meet the required standards of excellence. These measures may include inspections, testing, and audits at various stages of the production process. Additionally, manufacturers may have dedicated operating procedures in place specifically for quality control to ensure customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Hollow Contact Pins, Solid Wire Contact Pins

Cleaning Up Your PCB Layout

Posted by Bead Electronics on Dec 13, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The field of printed circuit board (PCB) design is massive, and growing at a nearly 14% rate today. These circuit boards power so many of the electrical components that we all use and rely on each and every day.

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Topics: PCB Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, PCB Design

How Will Disruptive Technologies Impact Custom Contact Pins?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Dec 1, 2022 1:50:31 PM

At the New Haven Manufacturers Association (NHMA) Annual Meeting during a presentation on Disruptive Technologies by Martin Hudd of ASSA, Jill Mayer, CEO of Bead Industries, came to an understanding. In a nutshell, if manufacturers don't continuously improve their processes and products, they could be left behind when technology inevitably shifts the landscape.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Hollow Contact Pins, Solid Wire Contact Pins, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins

Generalist vs. Specialist: Who Do You Need to Complete Your DFM Assembly?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Nov 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Are you considering hiring a specialist to do your Design For Manufacturing (DFM) assembly, but you're unsure if it's the right decision? It can be hard to know who to trust when it comes to complex technical projects like DFM assembly.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Industrial

Design Considerations for Custom Connectors

Posted by Bead Electronics on Oct 24, 2022 12:03:53 PM

Connectors are critical for applications in a wide range of industries. Devices are becoming smaller. Many manufacturers take a modular design approach to bring products to market faster.

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

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