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How Will Disruptive Technologies Impact Custom Contact Pins?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Dec 1, 2022 1:50:31 PM

At the New Haven Manufacturers Association (NHMA) Annual Meeting during a presentation on Disruptive Technologies by Martin Hudd of ASSA, Jill Mayer, CEO of Bead Industries, came to an understanding. In a nutshell, if manufacturers don't continuously improve their processes and products, they could be left behind when technology inevitably shifts the landscape.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, PCB Contact Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Hollow Contact Pins, Solid Wire Contact Pins, Swaging, End to End Contact Pins

All About Solid Wire Contact Pins

Posted by Bead Electronics on Nov 8, 2022 8:00:00 AM

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 Jul 19, 2022 11:00:00 AM

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

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

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