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The Value of Using Connector Pins and Pin Headers on PCBs

Posted by bead electronics on Jan 20, 2022 2:00:00 PM

Printed circuit boards (PCBs), sometimes referred to as printed wiring boards (PWBs), were some of the first forms of connecting devices in the early days of electronics.

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Topics: PCB Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, PCB Design, Aerospace, Pin Insertion, Defense

Sensors Used in Military Applications and the Electrical Connectors That Keep Them Powered

Posted by bead electronics on Dec 9, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Electronic sensors are essential for various military surveillance, intelligence, ordinance, and combat technologies. Sensors used in military applications need to be reliable, dependability, durable, and efficient. They must not only be reliable but be able to withstand the harsh conditions that come with extreme environmental conditions and warfare. This requires the sensors to have quality electrical connectors that are resilient and can produce powerful signals.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Aerospace, Defense

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

Modern Technology in the Cabin: An Up Close Look into Airlines

Posted by bead electronics on Jun 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Did you know that the global demand for aircraft cabin lighting is expected to rise by $797 million? From the cabin crew to the seating to the Wi-Fi, a great in-flight experience for air travelers needs a combination of factors. However, lighting is one part of the cabin that plays a major effect on your travel experience, even if you are not aware of it.

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