Product Announcement from Keystone Electronics Corp.
A new series of miniature lithium button cell retainer suited for high density PCB packaging is available from Keystone Electronics. 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, which assures low contact resistance while firmly securing the battery within the retainer.
Available for surface mounting or thru hole mounting, these retainers accepts all ML414 micro lithium batteries from all major manufacturers and are compatible with all soldering and reflow operations.
SMT Retainers are manufactured of Phosphor Bronze with solder tails located outside of retainer body which facilitates visual inspection of the solder joints. SMT versions are Gold plated to accommodate both lead free and low temperature reflow soldering. Request (Catalog#2994) in bulk or on tape and reel (Catalog #2994TR). Retainers are compatible with most vacuum and mechanical pick and place assembly systems. Thru Hole Version, Catalog #2995, is Nickel plated for durable solder joints and easy soldering.
Keystone is a major manufacturer of interconnect components and electronic hardware and provides a range of stamping, machining and assembly services. ISO-9001:2008 certified and RoHS compliant, Keystone has USA headquarters with offices in Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.