SMT threaded standoffs packaged for use on PC boards

December 28, 2016 // By Julien Happich
Keystone Electronics has introduced a new series of threaded standoffs specifically designed and packaged for use on PC boards.

Manufactured from steel with a tin plate, these standoffs can be added to the board using the same SMT equipment used to populate the board, reducing scrap and handling time while minimizing damage to a PCB that may occur while using traditional mounting products ensuring easy reflow soldering for reliable solder joints.

Threaded SMT standoffs are available in 2-56, 4-40 and 6-32 threads in lengths from 1/16” up to 3/8” and are supplied on tape and reel with Kapton tape on top surface for easy pickup.  They are suitable for use with most vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place assembly systems.

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