King Pin | Bead Electronics Blog

How Automated Pin Insertion Can Help Save On Processing Costs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Feb 24, 2022 11:00:00 AM

The Covid-19 pandemic created an unforeseen shortage of computer chips. This led to an alarming shortage of electronic devices and computer boards. With this shortage, there is an ever-increasing need for automation in this industry.

Read More

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

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.

Read More

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

Basic Material Considerations for Overmolding Communication Devices

Posted by Bead Electronics on Jan 13, 2022 3:00:00 PM

If you take a quick glance at your surroundings, chances are one of the items within your reach was created, in part, at least, by overmolding. A critical process across manufacturing industries, overmolding gives engineers and designers the opportunity to explore unique product features like innovative designs, ergonomic solutions, and functionality enhancements while saving labor hours and material costs.

Read More

Topics: Bead Electronics, Overmolding, Pin Insertion, Communication

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Topics: Swaging, Pin Insertion, Sustainability

guide to plating for connector pins and contacts
New call-to-action
Download eBook
Download Sale Sheet