diamond locating pin

What are diamond locating pins and should I be using them?

No, they don’t help you locate diamonds, but diamond locating pins can be used to make assembling parts easier! What are Locating Pins? Locating pins are a great way to make sure the parts you are putting together fit the ...
Belt Pulleys and Idler

How do I calculate timing belt length?

Dear MISUMI Engineering Team, Why have you removed the calculator for the timing belts (i.e HTBN type S2/3/4M) fitting pulleys from your website? I found those quite useful and now they are removed. Also, do you have any plans on ...
ball screw

Lead Screws vs. Ball Screws

Confused about the difference between lead screws and ball screws and when you should use each? You’re not the only one – if only we could count the number of times we’ve heard this question… We asked industry experts the most ...
Linear Actuator

Selecting the Right Actuator

Dear Misumi Engineering Team, I’m in the process of selecting a linear actuator and it looks like Misumi has a lot of options to choose from. What do I need to know to choose the best actuator for my application? – ...