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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)

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

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

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