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Good things come in small packages

A new, miniature Lithium button cell retainer suited for high density PCB packaging has expanded Keystone Electronics Corp’s selection of surface mount battery retainers for SMT applications.

Designed especially for miniature electronics such as watches, hearing aids, calculators, keyless door entry fob’s, memory backup, small toys, and other applications, these new retainers are engineered with reliable spring tension to assure low contact resistance while firmly securing the battery within the retainer.

This new surface mount retainer accepts all MlA14 micro Lithium batteries from all major manufacturers and is compatible with all soldering and reflow operations. Retainers are manufactured of Phosphor Bronze with solder tails located outside of retainer body which facilitates visual inspection of the solder joints.

These retainers are available with gold plating to accommodate both lead free and low temperature reflow soldering. Request (Catalogue#2994) in bulk or on tape and reel (Catalogue #2994TR).

Retainers are compatible with most vacuum and mechanical pick and place assembly systems.

A major manufacturer of interconnect components and electronic hardware, Keystone’s capabilities include stamping, machining and assembly services.

Application engineering assistance for product modifications and special designs are also available. ISO-9001-2000 certified and RoHS compliant, company headquarters are in the US, with offices in Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

A wide range of Keystone Electronic Corp products, including the new cell retainer, is available from NPA Pty Ltd.

NPA Pty Ltd
Ph: 08 8268 2733
www.npa.com.au