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Swaging Technology

Our manufacturing process offers significant value when compared to stamping and screw machined pins. That's because it's a high-speed, scrap-less cold-forming process capable of producing electronic contact pins that are consistent and inexpensive.

Our swaging process helped revolutionize the electronics industry with the production of contact pins for radio vacuum tubes in the1920's. It produced the first parabolically-tipped wire wrap pin in the 60's that helped the telecom industry reduce its gold plating specification by 50%.

Today, swaging is used to produce a patented hybrid SMT/through hole interconnect pin that improves reliability, saves solder and gives customers a competitive advantage.