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UV Sterilization Technology: What You Need to Know

Posted by bead electronics on Nov 11, 2021 3:15:47 PM

UV light has been known to reduce the spread of bacteria for decades, and its applications have grown exponentially in recent years, used in everything from water bottles to airplanes. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of UV light has become more widespread, both in practical, everyday uses and in critical, life-saving technology, stopping the spread of bacteria and pathogens.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Medical, Aerospace, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Defense, Industrial

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

Plastic Injection Molding for Military Applications

Posted by bead electronics on Sep 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Injection molding holds value across industries. In the case of military applications, where technology has to withstand some of the most brutal conditions on earth, injection molding goes the extra mile, guaranteeing uniformity while giving the option of cutting weight with high-durability plastic.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, PCB Design, Plastic, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Pin Insertion, Defense

Interconnect Options for Manufacturing Designs

Posted by bead electronics on Aug 19, 2021 11:00:00 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