This connector is manufactured to very tight tolerances. It really is a beautiful connector. The body and ferrule are silver plated. The insulator is Teflon. You won't find a better crimp type N Connector. This connector is not manufactured in China. The quality of this connector makes installing it on coax a lot easier. Using our Professional Crimping Tool for Coax Connectors, properly installing the connector takes just seconds. You'll appreciate the quality of this connector.