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Basic Material Considerations For Overmolding in Medical Devices

Posted by Bead Electronics on Mar 29, 2024 8:00:00 AM

Imagine having to perform surgery when your tools don't feel right in your hands. With an improper grip or a flawed tool, the outcome of your procedure can be compromised. Any tool for any job needs to have that ergonomic benefit to optimize the outcome and enhance performance.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Medical, Overmolding

5 Problems With Automated and Semi-Automated Pin Insertion Machines

Posted by Bead Electronics on Mar 12, 2024 8:00:00 AM

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

Designing Custom Connections Can be Easier than Selecting a Standard Connector

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jan 16, 2024 8:00:00 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)

Interconnect Options for Manufacturing Designs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jan 9, 2024 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to manufacturing products that people use every day, durability is key. Consumers want products that are innovative and easy to use. They also want the things that they invest in to have longevity. Manufacturers have an obligation to create high-quality products and to accomplish this, they rely on components customized for their applications. Even the smallest part, like electrical connectors, are customized to boost both profits and customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Hollow Contact Pins, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Low-Cost Mated Pair, Pin Insertion, Crimped Pins, Coil Winding

Best Practices of PCB Design

Posted by Bead Electronics on Dec 26, 2023 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to PCB Design, not all design parameters are as stringent or clearly laid out as military specifications, or mil-spec. There aren't always clear guidelines for a given project, even if the design intent is clear. Because of that, you instead must fall back on industry best practices for PCB design.

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Topics: PCB Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, PCB Design, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

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