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The Versatility of Hollow Pins in Assemblies

Posted by Bead Electronics on Apr 16, 2024 8:00:00 AM

At Bead Electronics, we are constantly evolving to answer the intricate questions of our clients and assist them in understanding the diverse applications and potential of hollow bead pins. Recently, we received a thoughtful query about the nature of these pins and how they could be secured within an assembly.

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Topics: Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Hollow Contact Pins

The Benefits of Overmolded Electrical Connectors for Communication Applications

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

In 2022, the global mobile messaging app user base exceeded 3.6 billion, highlighting the growing dependency on connectivity for communication applications. The performance of these applications is highly dependent on the quality of the hardware components, one of which could be an overmolded electrical or electronic connector. This critical component is instrumental in providing a reliable connection between system components.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Overmolding

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)

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