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Plastronics In-house capabilities

Delivering the right socket at the right price

Whether your challenge is cost, capability, lead time or quality, Plastronics has the in-house technologies and manufacturing capabilities to solve your burn-in and test challenges. From decades of experience and flexible tooling, to standard product lines and the world’s greatest pin technologies, our customers are saving money and shipping quality parts out the door. Plastronics’ patented technologies are based on solving the difficult industry problems associated with high frequency, high current, low resistance and adequate contact travel. Furthermore, our unique process ensures that you get the quickest lead-times on any new project or modifications to existing products. Explore this section to learn more about our process.

Engineering and Design

When the time has come to test the reliability of your new product, you need cost-effective, reliable burn-in sockets to achieve optimal testing results. The path to finding the right solution starts with our advanced engineering team.

Every year, semiconductor companies introduce new devices with more features and greater complexity.   As a valued supplier of test and burn-in connectors, Plastronics continues to advance its engineering and design capabilities through the use of 3D CAD and Simulation technologies to ensure customers get working, reliable connectors for their next generation product testing.  From thermal issues on high power parts to simulating mechanical stress on the parts, Plastronics has advanced modeling capability to help solve your most challenging problems.


Plastronics has a fully integrated tool and molding shop.  With painstaking detail, our experienced toolmakers use the latest technology in CNC, grinding wire and plunge EDM equipment and working with mold tolerances in the .0001 of an inch.  We also have a molding operations with 6 horizontal injection molding machines ranging from 22 to 66 tons, all with high speed injection capability to help fill the most demanding plastic parts. 

Assembly and Delivery

Our assembly operation’s number one goal is to ship zero-defect product on time. Using manual, semi-automated or fully automated assembly techniques, depending on volume, Plastronics engineers and manufacturing personnel work together to ensure designs can be assembled quickly and correctly. 

With incoming and outgoing quality control on every product, Plastronics ensures you get a quality product on every shipment.