Application Profile

Kovar Terminal Pins for Hermetic Seal in High Volume Electronic Use

Multi die cold formed kovar (cobalt/nickel alloy) per ASTM F-15 glass to metal seal terminal pin
Multi-Die Cold Formed Glass to Metal Seal Terminal 3D Rendering Multi-Die Cold Formed Glass to Metal Seal Terminal Technical Drawing
Use:  Terminal component in high volume glass to metal seal (hermetic) electronic device.
Material:  Expansion alloy: kovar (cobalt/nickel alloy) per ASTM F-15.
Manufacturing Method: 
  • Multi Die cold formed.



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Notable Features: 
  • Very good surface finish present on the sealing surfaces. No leak paths.
  • Very large head volume on top of a small lead diameter.
  • Material waste is minimal.
  • Cold forming the pin eliminates the presence of spiral machining lines.
  • Production speeds are high allowing for low production costs. Much faster than machining.
  • Very smooth die mounting surface on top of head diameter.

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