Appearance Issues with Molex's Connector Headers

Sometimes you may spot cutting marks on Molex’s Connector Headers on the pins’ contact surface.

For example, part number 0022284082.
For reference, check these photos:


Molex confirms that the lack of plating will not cause signal degradation, as the contact area will give sufficient contact to achieve the manufacturer’s specifications.

In addition, Molex’s Cosmetic Specification states that these visible cutting marks are acceptable.