MISUMI USA is the industry leader in supporting mechanical components for factory automation, press die and plastic mold components, cutting tools and gauges. Our goal is to use this blog to share useful industry information and empower engineers in the Automation, Press and Mold Industries.

DIY Project Using Aluminum Extrusions

Despite being available for around thirty years, structural aluminum extrusions have only recently been gaining widespread popularity. The main draw to using these shapes is the easy customization and connectivity that the system offers. Joining various shapes and configurations usually ...

Q&A: Using RS Manager with Windows 8

Question: Dear MISUMI Engineering Team: We are currently using one of your single axis RS robots in our production area. We have a Windows XP laptop running the RS Manager software to control the robot and everything works great. However, ...
3D Printer Prusa Mendel

**Update** Breaking News! MISUMI Has Released Three BOMs for Building 3D Printers

If you have been following our recent articles on 3D printing and are interested in learning about building your own printer, MISUMI has just released several 3D printer Bill of Materials (BOM), each with specific features and benefits. Letโ€™s briefly ...

How To Spend Your Holiday Money: 5 Great Gadgets to Give Yourself this Year!

โ€˜Tis the season to be giving, sure, but why exclude yourself? After all, weโ€™ve all been there; itโ€™s time to open the presents, and you see big ones, small ones, round ones, square ones, all delightfully wrapped up in festive ...