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Solutions | Solid Wire pins

Unlock 30-50% Material Savings with Precision-Engineered Solid Wire Pins from Bead Electronics.

Our unique swaging process ensures precision and value, making Bead the obvious choice when specifying contact pins.


Bead Electronics offers a versatile range of processes tailored for integrating our wire pins into your manufacturing workflow. Each method is designed to accommodate different volumes, automation levels, and cost considerations, ensuring you find the perfect fit for your production needs.

Hand Insertion for Low-Volume Applications

For small-scale projects, our wire pins are available in bulk for manual insertion. This method is ideal for prototypes or low-volume production runs, providing the flexibility to manually fit each pin where needed. Explore connectors and headers suitable for hand insertion here.


Bowl Feeding for Automated Assembly

For higher efficiency in automated environments, choose our bowl-feeding option. Pins are supplied in bulk, ready to integrate with automated assembly machines, streamlining the orientation and insertion process. This solution is a perfect match for medium to high-volume production that demands speed and consistency. Learn more about our bowl feed solution and see it in action here.

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Tape and Reel for Streamlined Manufacturing

Our tape and reel packaging offers a balance between upfront costs and long-term manufacturing efficiency. While the initial setup may be higher, this method significantly reduces downstream manufacturing costs, making it a wise choice for large-scale production. Discover the benefits of tape and reel packaging here.


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Continuous Reel Insertions for High-Volume Efficiency

For the ultimate in efficiency and scalability, our continuous reel insertions provide pins produced end-to-end on a continuous reel. This method is designed for seamless integration with PCB assembly lines and is compatible with various headers. It offers a streamlined solution for high-volume production, minimizing manual handling and maximizing throughput. View our continuous reel options and compatible products here and here.

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Bead Electronics offers precision-crafted custom solid wire pins with a commitment to quality assurance. Offering complete customization for all our products, our extensive selection includes various configurations, shapes, sizes, and features, suitable for a wide array of applications.


Bead Electronics is your go-to for precise and high-quality solid wire pins. These pins are available in a range of versatile configurations, backed by our exceptional engineering expertise and dedicated customer support. Customers can choose from different base metals and plating options, ensuring a perfect match for specific needs. Just ask—all of our products are completely customizable.


  • Square: 0.012” - 0.062” (0.31mm - 1.90mm)
  • Length: .100”-2.000” (2.5-50 mm)
  • Diameter: .020”-.312”

Base Metals

  • Brass Alloy
  • Phosphor Bronze Alloy
  • Copper Alloy 102 and 11
  • High-Performance Copper Alloys
  • Stainless Steel
  • Steel


  • Tin
  • Tin/Lead (Not RoHS Compliant)
  • Nickel
  • Gold
  • Palladium
  • Silver


  • Loose/Bulk
  • Tape-N-Reel

The above list our commonly used specifications but custom productions are always available. Explore our interactive catalog to discover the ideal specifications, features, and configurations that suit your needs.

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