New Cell Retainer is Compatible with All Soldering and Reflow Operations

Press Release Summary:

  • Manufactured from phosphor bronze with tin-nickel plating and engineered with reliable spring tension
  • Accepts all 5.8 mm. diameter lithium and silver oxide batteries from all major manufacturers
  • Features solder tails located outside of retainer body to ease visual inspection of solder joints while the THM version features snap-in legs to maintain retainer secure during the soldering process

Original Press Release:

New Retainer for 5.8mm Micro Batteries

New Hyde Park, NY… A new, miniature button cell retainer suited for most power watches, toys, calculators, remotes, portable medical devices and others utilizing high density PCB packaging has expanded Keystone Electronics Corp’s selection of Coin & Button Cell Battery Retainers.

These new retainers are manufactured of Phosphor Bronze with Tin-nickel plating and engineered with reliable spring tension to ensure low contact resistance while firmly securing batteries within retainers. This micro battery retainer accepts all 5.8mm diameter lithium and silver oxide batteries from all major manufacturers and is compatible with all soldering and reflow operations (including lead free and high temperature) and with most vacuum and mechanical pick-and-place assembly systems.

The SMT version features solder tails located outside of retainer body to ease visual inspection of solder joints while the THM version features snap-in legs to maintain retainer secure during the soldering process. For SMT retainers, use Cat. # 2986 for bulk requests or Cat. # 2986TR for tape-and-reel. Use Cat. #2987 for the THM version.

Keystone’s full line of battery hardware incorporates SMT and THM products including contacts, clips, holders, retainers and straps for coin cells and cylindrical batteries. In addition to a broad line of interconnect hardware and components, the firm provides application engineering services for product modification and special design requirements - all supported by pro-active stamping, machining, assembly, CNC and injection molding capabilities. All Keystone products are available from its global distribution network.

ISO-9001:2015 certified and RoHS compliant, the company headquarters are located in the USA with offices in Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. For complete details and specifications contact Keystone Electronics Corp., 55 South Denton Ave., New Hyde Park, NY 11040; Tel: (800) 221-5510 or (516) 328-7500; Fax: (516) 328-1080; E-mail: kec@keyelco.com; website: www.keyelco.com.

Contact: Joe Rosenblum
Phone: (516) 328-7500
Fax: (516) 328-1080
Email: joe@keyelco.com

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