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Generalist vs. Specialist: Who Do You Need to Complete Your DFM Assembly?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Nov 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Are you considering hiring a specialist to do your Design For Manufacturing (DFM) assembly, but you're unsure if it's the right decision? It can be hard to know who to trust when it comes to complex technical projects like DFM assembly.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Industrial

Fit a Square Pin into a Round Hole: The Different Types of Pin Features

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM

There’s the old adage of fitting a square peg into a round hole to describe something that doesn’t quite fit in a particular place. But Bead’s engineers have established that sometimes, a square pin can be the perfect solution for ensuring durable and lasting connectivity when placed into a hole.

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

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

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

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