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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. The insert can be placed either manually or automatically onto a mold core and then plastic is poured into the mold, forming around the insert’s retention feature, locking it into place. As it hardens, the result is a customized part that takes less time to make and weighs less than an all-metal alternative.

 

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Topics: contact pins, custom contact pins, custom connectors, bead electronics, manufacturing

Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer Achieves Updated ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 13, 2017 11:39:00 AM


Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer, Bead Electronics, has been awarded the newly revised ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System. Bead received the certification upon verification by an independent auditor that it has complied with the rigorous standard.
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Topics: contact pins, bead electronics, quality standards, manufacturing

Bead Receives Manufacturing Innovation Funds, Upgrades Equipment

Posted by bead electronics on Mar 14, 2017 3:49:00 PM

Bead Electronics was awarded another grant from the Manufacturing Innovation Fund Voucher Program, a partnership between the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and The Connecticut Center for Advance Technology (CCAT).

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Topics: electronic pins, contact pins, bead electronics, manufacturing

Bead Electronics Inducted into American Manufacturing Hall of Fame

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 7, 2016 10:14:00 AM


Bead Industries, parent company of Bead Electronics and Bead Chain, was inducted into the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame on October 6. The Hall of Fame celebrates the innovative history of American manufacturing, raises funds for educational programs and promotes awareness of Advanced Manufacturing which is critical to the economy. Read More

Topics: electronic pins, contact pins, bead electronics, manufacturing

Electronic Contact Pin Manufacturer Draws Interest on Manufacturing Day

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 9, 2015 11:12:00 AM


Bead Electronics hosted plant tours, a video, and speakers at their facility on Friday, October 2 in honor of Manufacturing Day. U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and other local government representatives attended the event as well as students from the Advanced Manufacturing Program at Housatonic Community College.
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Topics: contact pins, community, manufacturing

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