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Why Use New e-Commerce Sales Channels?

Why Use New e-Commerce Sales Channels?

brianc 07/25/2017 0
If you want to grow your business, it’s essential to expand your available market. This, in turn, requires you to adopt new technologies, including new e-commerce platforms. When you adopt new platforms, and make your way into multichannel selling, it’s easier to reach far more people, present more products the market, and more positively impact the bottom line. The Case for Expanding into New Ecommerce Platforms Say you’ve been using the same e-commerce platform for years. While it’s been working for you, you want to grow your business. If you stick solely to your current platform, though, th...
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Bed of Nails Testing with Spring Loaded Test Probes

Bed of Nails Testing with Spring Loaded Test Probes

brianc 06/29/2017 0
Bed of Nails - aka; testbed, pogobed  To assemble and test, flash program, inspect, transfer signals or take measurements to/from PCBs you'll need to make temporary electrical contact to the many test pads or connectors on your boards!  Every product that comes out of production is tested at some, or multiple levels to make sure it works.  Verification of the component placement, orientation, output voltages, and data communication is necessary to assure product quality.  To accomplish this, spring Loaded Test Probe are commonly mounted in a fixture or jig which is generally referred to as a “...
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Portable and Modular Products Expand the Use of Spring Contacts

Portable and Modular Products Expand the Use of Spring Contacts

brianc 06/27/2017 0
In recent years, the use of spring contacts has exploded in the electronic connector industry. Today, spring contacts are commonly found in cell phones, video cameras, drones, robots, laptops, battery chargers, and more. These portable and modular products represent a larger and larger share of the use of spring contacts, and are becoming increasingly popular in the modern world. cover photo courtesy of Essential   Common Uses of Spring Contacts While many people don’t realize it, there are dozens of uses of spring contacts in daily life. Here are a few of the most common: Electrical Accessory...
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Compression Spring Basics

Compression Spring Basics

brianc 06/21/2017 0
Compression springs are open-coil helical springs designed to provide resistance to a force that is applied axially to the spring. Typically featuring a consistent coiled diameter (although this varies), compression springs are some of the most common technical products in the modern world. Coil springs are used commonly in spring contact applications, including test, measurement, blind-mate, and temporary electrical connections in products.  Compression springs work as a system with other components help to provide power, deliver signals, take measurements, apply force, and more. They can, ho...
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State of the Spring Contact Industry

State of the Spring Contact Industry

brianc 05/20/2017 0
There is a lot going on... In today's markets, companies can source capital, goods, information, and technology from around the world, often with the click of a mouse.  How companies should compete is in transition, and for many companies, their strategy needs to be overhauled. In today's global economy, with rapid transportation, high-speed communication, and increasingly accessible markets, maintaining an enduring competitive advantage is forcing a plurality in spring contact manufacturers marketing focus.   To retain market share and grow your existing customers and local markets, while re...
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Advantages of Spring Contact Probes in Testing

Advantages of Spring Contact Probes in Testing

brianc 05/18/2017 0
Spring contact probes serve several important testing purposes. When test fixtures or jig assemblies are constructed using spring contact probes, they can help address many issues, such as basic testing of electrical circuits, and even advanced high frequency, and high current connections. What is a Spring Contact Probe?  A spring contact probe is a spring-loaded contact pin shaped like a cylinder. While they come in several varieties, basic models typically include a barrel, compression spring, and a plunger, and resemble a miniature pogo-stick toy.  Some are fixed upon installation, and othe...
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