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Connector Pins and the Evolution of Technology Across Industries

Posted by bead electronics on Oct 14, 2021 11:45:00 AM

Technology has evolved at an unprecedented rate, leading to an era of convenience that was previously unimaginable. This rapid progression would not be possible without one tiny piece of technology: connector pins.

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Topics: Custom Contact Pins, Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Pin Insertion

Sustainable Manufacturing Achieved Through Swaging

Posted by bead electronics on Sep 30, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Since Americans can produce around 2.3 million tons of metal waste in a single year, it's important that we do all we can to reduce our carbon footprint. Metalworking processes should be altered for sustainable manufacturing to minimize the amount of waste output.

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Topics: Swaging, Pin Insertion, Sustainability

Plastic Injection Molding for Military Applications

Posted by bead electronics on Sep 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Injection molding holds value across industries. In the case of military applications, where technology has to withstand some of the most brutal conditions on earth, injection molding goes the extra mile, guaranteeing uniformity while giving the option of cutting weight with high-durability plastic.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, PCB Design, Plastic, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Pin Insertion, Defense

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