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Sensors Used in Military Applications and the Electrical Connectors That Keep Them Powered

Posted by bead electronics on Dec 9, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Electronic sensors are essential for various military surveillance, intelligence, ordinance, and combat technologies. Sensors used in military applications need to be reliable, dependability, durable, and efficient. They must not only be reliable but be able to withstand the harsh conditions that come with extreme environmental conditions and warfare. This requires the sensors to have quality electrical connectors that are resilient and can produce powerful signals.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Aerospace, Defense

An SMT Solution for PCB Pin Insertion

Posted by bead electronics on Nov 16, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Automotive, computer, telecom, appliance, or industrial, when you’re building a PCB, you need high quality, highly reliable interconnect pins. Identifying a reliable supplier, one that can meet the project requirements on time and on budget, is essential to this process. Not all design parameters are clearly laid out so in addition to keeping in mind best practices it’s also important to explore custom solutions that cut through the pain points of PCB design.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, PCB Design, True Grip Pin

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

Choosing the Right Electrical Connectors for Communication Applications

Posted by bead electronics on Aug 6, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Many of the connectors that have been used over the years were developed in Bell Labs by Paul Neill, at Amphenol by Carl Concelman, or both. But, it was Octavio Salati who filed his patent in 1945 for the BNC connector. The humble BNC connector went on to influence RF, television, satellite, and microwave connector solutions for generations.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards

Custom Insert Molding for DFM

Posted by bead electronics on Mar 17, 2021 9:00:37 AM

Insert molding is key across industries, integral in the production of electrical switches, vehicle dashboards, power tools and surgical appliances. For any product that is intended to connect with another through the use of a connector pin or alternative insert, insert molding is the process used to add that metal mating pieces to a plastic design during the manufacturing of that particular part.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)