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Generalist vs. Specialist: Who Do You Need to Complete Your DFM Assembly?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Nov 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Are you considering hiring a specialist to do your Design For Manufacturing (DFM) assembly, but you're unsure if it's the right decision? It can be hard to know who to trust when it comes to complex technical projects like DFM assembly.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Bead Industries, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Industrial

The Production Part Approval Process for Automotive

Posted by Bead Electronics on Sep 14, 2022 9:31:23 AM

Did you know that every vehicle coming off an assembly line carries approximately 150 pounds of electronic and electrical wiring and circuitry? That's a lot of connectors and contact pins that are expected to work without fault for years.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Automotive, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Design for Manufacturing: Adding Value and Reducing Costs

Posted by Bead Electronics on Oct 21, 2021 11:45:00 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 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

Which Communication Devices Need Special Connectors?

Posted by Bead Electronics on Aug 6, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Many of the connectors that have been used over the years were developed in Bell Labs by Paul Neill, at Amphenol by Carl Concelman, or both. But, it was Octavio Salati who filed his patent in 1945 for the BNC connector. The humble BNC connector went on to influence RF, television, satellite, and microwave connector solutions for generations.

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Topics: Electronic Pins, Contact Pins, Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Communication

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