A diverse product portfolio coupled with a reputation for manufacturing excellence has cemented the global reputation of Keystone Electronics as a leading designer and manufacturer of interconnect components and electronic hardware.

For more than 65 years, Keystone Electronics Corp. has been manufacturing precision electronics interconnect components and hardware, supplying quality products worldwide at competitive prices.

Whether you are developing (portable) ultrasound devices, defibrillators, implantable pacemakers or mobile electro-surgical instruments, Keystone products are engineered specifically for use by OEM designers and engineers who create and develop state-of-the-art medical devices, electronic products, instruments and systems.

Products/services offered

Keystone battery clips, contacts and holders, ideal for personal medical monitoring devices, are designed with leading-edge technology in mind to accommodate cylindrical, coin/button cell, 9V and lithium-ion battery chemistries from all major manufacturers. Keystone battery hardware is available in a wide range of materials and mounting styles including surface mount, through hole and off board. Applications and engineering specialists are fully integrated with 3D/CAD product modelling, and CAD/CAM precision tool and die operations.

Keystone's engineering team uses all its manufacturing equipment including progressive dies, four-slide, wire forming, in-die tapping and high-speed blanking, along with automated machining, to produce tight tolerance standard and custom products such as:

  • battery clips, contacts and holders: for cylindrical, coin cell, 9V lithium batteries, steel, aluminum and plastic holders, battery contacts, and component clips and battery straps
  • fuse clips and holders: for auto fuses, subminiature, midget fuses, cylindrical glass 2AG, 3AG, 5AG and 5mm style fuses
  • terminals and test points: PC quick-fit, male and female, solderless, PC test points and screw terminals; SMT/THM test points
  • spacers/standoffs: nylon, brass, aluminum and ceramic materials, clear hole, swage/force-fit, hinged and threaded styles in imperial and metric threads
  • panel hardware: handles, mounting screws, fan and finger guards, led spacer mount and lens caps, knobs and instrumentation cases
  • pins, plugs, jacks and sockets: USB and firewire plugs and sockets; banana, audio and phono plugs, binding posts, test and micro jacks; micro and push-in pins, modular Rj45 jacks
  • PC board and multipurpose hardware: computer, threaded and mounting brackets, PCB accessories; clamps, ties, grommets, bushings, bumpers, washers, eyelets, rivets, tool kits and turret terminals
  • terminal board and strips: scored and turret terminal boards, terminal strips.

Target markets include medical, electronics, consumer products, automotive, defence and aeronautics.

Certifications/global distribution

Keystone's quality system is ISO 9001:2008-certified by DNV Certifications under the RAB and RvA accreditations, and compliant with RoHS and REACH directives. The company's quality assurance programme is in accordance with these requirements, and applies to all standard and custom interconnect components and hardware. It is Keystone's policy to continuously improve its products to better satisfy the needs of customers and to deliver quality products.

The global distribution network is your assurance of quick response service and dependability. Keystone is headquartered in the US, with offices in Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.

While catalogue products meet most standard requirements, modifications as well as custom fabrications can be manufactured to meet your special needs.