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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

Choosing the Right Electrical Connectors for Communication Applications

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

7 Reasons to Choose Insert Molding For Plastic Parts

Posted by bead electronics on Jul 22, 2021 4:33:55 PM

Did you know that plastic parts can provide 25 to 50 percent cost savings over metal ones? That is why plastics have taken off in a variety of industries, from automotive to aerospace, medical, and consumer products manufacturing. And it is why we are seeing an increase in processes like insert molding.

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Topics: Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Manufacturing, Insert Molding, Plastic, Overmolding, Design for Manufacturing (DFM)

Basic Material Considerations For Overmolding in Medical Devices

Posted by bead electronics on Jul 9, 2021 2:33:46 PM

Imagine having to perform surgery when your tools don't feel right in your hands. With an improper grip or a flawed tool, the outcome of your procedure can be compromised. Any tool for any job needs to have that ergonomic benefit to optimize the outcome and enhance performance.

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Topics: Custom Connectors, Bead Electronics, Quality Standards, Medical, Overmolding

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