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How UV Technology Is Becoming an Everyday Tool

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 9, 2022 11:00:00 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

Plating for Electronic Connector Pins and Contacts

Posted by Bead Electronics on May 24, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Contact plating is essential for manufacturing electronic components. It benefits performance, utility, and durability. Proper plating helps ensure a device will perform reliably.

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

Designing Custom Connections Can be Easier than Selecting a Standard Connector

Posted by Bead Electronics on Apr 19, 2022 11:00:00 AM

How do you go about identifying the ideal connector for your design? Going the custom route certainly has its advantages, as does opting for an off-the-shelf connector. If you’re working with both, you may also run into a problem where your connectors are incompatible, so how do you get your custom connectors to work with standard ones?

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

What to Look For in a High-Quality Plating Supplier

Posted by Bead Electronics on Mar 17, 2022 11:00:00 AM

How do you find a high-quality plating supplier today? Doing an internet search could leave you very confused. Sourcing internationally could lead to problems when taking into account current events, like the ongoing global supply-chain crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, to start.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries

How Automated Pin Insertion Can Help Save On Processing Costs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 24, 2022 11:00:00 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic created an unforeseen shortage of computer chips. This led to an alarming shortage of electronic devices and computer boards. With this shortage, there is an ever-increasing need for automation in this industry.

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Topics: Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Pin Insertion

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