Sensor Mounting Part 1: Introduction to Sensors and Sensor Mounting

At its simplest definition, a sensor is a device with the ability to detect physical occurrences and changes in the environment, process them as inputs, and then generate an output signal. Sensors play a significant part in the manufacturing industry ...

The Internet of Things — What does it mean?

It seems that there is a lot of confusion about what products exactly constitute the “Internet of Things” (IoT), as well as a general skepticism as to what could actually be gained by owning a Wi-Fi enabled coffee maker.  Not ...

We’re a Class A Supplier for Type A Machines!

Here at Misumi USA, we strive to give our customers the best customer experience possible. From our efforts to constantly improve our Same Day Shipping Times (6pm EST) to personally calling each customer who sets up on online account (thanks ...

The Changing Landscape of STEM

The landscape of careers in engineering and science have undergone a significant shift over the past few decades, as both the diversity of the workforce and the varieties of the work comprising the fields have grown by leaps and bounds.  ...

Printing Inspiration: 3D Printing in STEM Education

The University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign Makerlab is the world’s first on-campus Business School 3D Printing Lab, with sixteen Makerbot Replicator 2 printers available for use. But if you look through the door of this lab on a Monday night, ...

Florida Tech Motorsports is Racing for the Cure

Each Spring, university students are building projects for design courses, or for competitions as a part of student groups such as the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) or the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). These students are motivated by their ...

Hot Bot wins Second Place for BOM Contest!

In February, MISUMI USA hosted a contest on Reddit for 3D Printer BOMs that used MISUMI components. We’d like to congratulate our second place winner, Brad Hopper, on his design of a deltabot 3D printer called the Hot Bot. According ...

Alumimaker 2 takes First Place for BOM Contest!

Earlier this year, MISUMI USA hosted a contest on Reddit for 3D Printer BOMs that used MISUMI components. We’d like to congratulate our first place winner, Andrew Chase-Ziolek, on his design of an Ultimaker 2 derivative called the Alumimaker 2. In ...

The Electric Vehicle Revolution

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution continues to change the look, feel, and drive of the world’s automotive fleet.  Once extremely uncommon, a steadily increasing number of EVs can be spotted cruising around highways and byways across the country.  The EV ...