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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

Basic Material Considerations for Overmolding Communication Devices

Posted by bead electronics on Jan 13, 2022 3:00:00 PM

If you take a quick glance at your surroundings, chances are one of the items within your reach was created, in part, at least, by overmolding. A critical process across manufacturing industries, overmolding gives engineers and designers the opportunity to explore unique product features like innovative designs, ergonomic solutions, and functionality enhancements while saving labor hours and material costs.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Overmolding, Pin Insertion, Communication

Choosing the Right Base Metal for Custom Connector Pins

Posted by bead electronics on Dec 15, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Though millions of connector products are on the market, it’s not always possible to find the exact solution for a project. Enter custom connector pins. Nowadays, we can customize our connectors to every size, configuration, and capability we need. Custom designs have many benefits over standard connectors.

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

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

An SMT Solution for PCB Pin Insertion

Posted by bead electronics on Nov 16, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Automotive, computer, telecom, appliance, or industrial, when you’re building a PCB, you need high quality, highly reliable interconnect pins. Identifying a reliable supplier, one that can meet the project requirements on time and on budget, is essential to this process. Not all design parameters are clearly laid out so in addition to keeping in mind best practices it’s also important to explore custom solutions that cut through the pain points of PCB design.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, PCB Design, True Grip Pin