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The Value of Using Connector Pins and Pin Headers on PCBs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jan 20, 2022 2:00:00 PM

Printed circuit boards (PCBs), sometimes referred to as printed wiring boards (PWBs), were some of the first forms of connecting devices in the early days of electronics.

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Topics: PCB Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, PCB Design, Aerospace, Pin Insertion, 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

Gaining Leverage From a High-Quality Interconnect Pins Manufacturer

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jun 22, 2021 4:43:42 PM

How can you gain market and industry leverage with your electronics product? One way you can achieve this is by using custom connectors and partnering with a high-quality interconnect pins manufacturer. Why? Because standard interconnect connectors might not meet the performance grade you need for your product.

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Topics: PCB Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, PCB Design, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

Pin-in-Paste vs. True Grip Pins

Posted by Bead Electronics on May 17, 2021 11:24:08 AM

Traditional pin-in-paste processing methods used by printed circuit board (PCB) assemblers are being overtaken by a new hybrid alternative innovation: the True Grip Pin.

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Topics: PCB Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, PCB Design, Insert Molding, True Grip Pin, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Pin-in-Paste

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