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Basic Material Considerations For Overmolding in Medical Devices

Posted by Bead Electronics on Mar 29, 2024 8:00:00 AM

Imagine having to perform surgery when your tools don't feel right in your hands. With an improper grip or a flawed tool, the outcome of your procedure can be compromised. Any tool for any job needs to have that ergonomic benefit to optimize the outcome and enhance performance.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Medical, Overmolding

Design for Manufacturing: Adding Value and Reducing Costs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 8, 2024 8:00:00 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)

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

The Benefits of Overmolded Electrical Connectors for Communication Applications

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 14, 2023 10:08:35 AM

In 2022, the global mobile messaging app user base exceeded 3.6 billion, highlighting the growing dependency on connectivity for communication applications. The performance of these applications is highly dependent on the quality of the hardware components, one of which could be an overmolded electrical or electronic connector. This critical component is instrumental in providing a reliable connection between system components.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Overmolding

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