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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

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

Design for Manufacturing: Adding Value and Reducing Costs

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 21, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Design for manufacturing (DFM) is an engineering practice in wide use today. It's the designing of products so that they're easier and more cost-effective to manufacture, while still functioning the way they should.

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Topics: Contact Pins, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

Connector Pins and the Evolution of Technology Across Industries

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 14, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Technology has evolved at an unprecedented rate, leading to an era of convenience that was previously unimaginable. This rapid progression would not be possible without one tiny piece of technology: connector pins.

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