Product Announcement from Keystone Electronics Corp.
Catalog No. 54, a new low profile, thru-hole PC Battery Clip for Lithium-Ion size cells from 17-19mm diameters was introduced by Keystone. This new battery clip meets the increasing demands for accommodating higher energy, lower weight, rechargeable batteries placed in mobile products.
Engineered to withstand the rigorous use associated with recharging cycles in addition to shock and vibration, the clip features a 3-legged, THM design for extra strength and stability plus low profile placement into dense PC boards. This new Cat. No. 54 is ideal for the 3.7 Volt rechargeable lithium-ion batteries with built in circuit protection. The clip will also accommodate the A, 2/3A, 17335, 17450, 17500, 17650, 18500 and 18650 size cells.
The design is manufactured from .012" (.30mm) thick, spring steel, with Tin Nickel plate finish. It holds battery cells firmly and securely in position and is specifically suited for higher energy, lower weight portable electronics for medical, telecommunications and industrial usage.
A major producer of SMT and THM battery hardware, Keystone supplies battery and coin cell holders, clips, straps and retainers in a broad range of sizes and types along with an extensive array of electronic interconnects and hardware. In addition, application engineering services are maintained to meet special product modifications or custom designs with active stamping, machining and assembly support.