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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)

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

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