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What You Need To Know About EloPin Press-Fit

The EloPin Press-fit is an innovative product developed by leading German design office, TBS Sorig. EloPin press-fit pins allow for the solderless connection of wire wrap pins to a printed circuit board, allowing for a gas-tight and more reliable connection. Here, we have listed some of the most important things that you need to know about the product:

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There are 3 standard pins sizes

There are 3 standard pins sizes

There are three standard pin sizes available: 06-10 0.60mm, 08-145 0.80mm, 08-16 0.8mm. Each pin size features a different press-in and push-out force and different resistance and current-carrying capacity.

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Press-fit pins can be bespoke

Press-fit pins can be bespoke

EloPin press-fit pins can be adapted to comply with customer’s bespoke requirements. Prototype press-fit terminals to suit specific requirements can be manufactured in just 15 days. Needle eye technology means that they are well suited to automated manufacture, providing excellent efficiency.

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EloPin press-fit is well suited for a number of industries

EloPin press-fit is well suited for a number of industries

Press-fit components are aimed at customers involved in a number of sectors. For example, press-fit pins provide an ideal solution for automotive electronics. By allowing for solderless connection, circuit boards are able to better withstand the harsh environmental conditions experienced within a vehicle. With this in mind, press-fit pins are well suited for any manufacturers that are looking for improved efficiency and more robustness in electronic interconnects.

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EloPin have a wide range of benefits

EloPin have a wide range of benefits

There are a number of factors that make EloPin an ideal solution for a number of industries:

  • Low press-in force and high push-out force
  • Gas-tight and reliable connection
  • A low and high temperature range of -40°C to 150°C
  • Low electrical resistance
  • High elasticity
  • RoHS compliant
  • Suitable for use in over-moulded hybrid parts
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3D CAD technology allows for ease of design

3D CAD technology allows for ease of design

To produce bespoke EloPin Press-Fit products, 3D CAD software can be used in conjunction with world class press-stamping machinery.

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EloPin Press-Fit is now manufactured in the UK

EloPin Press-Fit is now manufactured in the UK

EloPin Press-Fit is now being manufactured in the UK by Brandauer. The Birmingham based company has partnered with TBS Sorig and are the only UK supplier of the EloPin range press-fit pins. Demand is expected to be huge, with Brandauer predicted to produce millions of components every year, including £1m of sales in the first year.

Whilst Brandauer have only recently formed a partnership with TBS Sorig, they have been manufacturing press-fit components for more than two decades, continually investing in their state-of-the-art premises near Birmingham city centre.