Surface Mount Battery RetainerJuly 12, 2006 | Keystone Electronics Corp.
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ASTORIA, N.Y. The 11.6 coin-cell retainer is a top-loaded, low-profile retainer designed for automated SMT placement. Keystone Electronics Corporation states that the lightweight surface mount battery retainer suits high-density PCB packaging. To facilitate vision system inspection, the retainer's solder tails are located outside of the insulating material.
Features include spring-tension dynamics, low contact resistance, and polarity markings. It is compatible with many vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place assembly systems, as well as soldering and reflow operations. The retainer accepts 11.6-mm coin-cell lithium batteries. Available for thru-hole use as well, the part comes in bulk or on tape-and-reel. Keystone Electronics is ISO-9001-certified and RoHS-compliant.