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Interconnect Options for Manufacturing Designs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jan 9, 2024 8:00:00 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

The Benefits of Overmolded Electrical Connectors for Automotive Manufacturing

Posted by Bead Electronics on Dec 12, 2023 8:00:00 AM

Overmolding, also known as injection molding, is an important process employed in electrical connectors used in automotive manufacturing. Overmolding allows the wire and connector to be combined, seamlessly enhancing the assembly features. There are a number of benefits to overmolding when it comes to the electrical connectors used in vehicle construction.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Automotive, Insert Molding, Overmolding

Fit a Square Pin into a Round Hole: The Different Types of Pin Features

Posted by Bead Electronics on Aug 24, 2023 8:00:00 AM

There’s the old adage of fitting a square peg into a round hole to describe something that doesn’t quite fit in a particular place. But Bead’s engineers have established that sometimes, a square pin can be the perfect solution for ensuring durable and lasting connectivity when placed into a hole.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries

All About Solid Wire Contact Pins

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 26, 2023 3:49:07 PM

Wires are considered the backbone of the modern information age. When someone uses the word "wire," they most commonly mean a flexible, cylinder-shaped piece of metal. They're probably talking about an item with a diameter that might range from a few millimeters to several centimeters.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Solid Wire Contact Pins, Swaging

5 Problems With Automated and Semi-Automated Pin Insertion Machines

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 23, 2023 2:20:49 PM

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

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