E2E Video: Wiring RS Units Part 2

The second episode of our Engineer to Engineer series on the Wiring of RS Units is here! Our Motion Systems Application Engineer, Chuck Leonard, demonstrateshow to wire and connect the I/O ports on our RS series actuators. Click here to ...

E2E Video: Wiring RS Units, Pt. I

On this latest edition of our Engineer to Engineer series, our Motion Systems Application Engineer, Chuck Leonard, will demonstrate how to wire and connect the I/O ports on our RS series actuators. This demonstration will be broken into 2 episodes, so be sure ...

Measuring Friction & Force

The latest installment of MISUMI’s Engineer to Engineer video series is now available on our YouTube Channel! Measuring Friction Force on Various Rail and Bushing Setups – Engineer to Engineer In this episode of Engineer to Engineer, MISUMI Engineer Will ...

4 Steps for Selecting a Mini-Conveyor

If your facility requires you to transport heavy or bulky materials or products then you are either using or looking to purchase a conveyor systems. Conveyors have various benefits which make them an ideal solution across a range of industries. ...

Gears Part I: Backlash & Ratios

Gear 101 In this series, you’ll learn about the different types of Gears, optimal uses of each, as well as some advantages and disadvantages of using the different kinds of gear. So, let’s start with a basic question. What are gears? Gears ...
3D printed models

3D Printing Bill of Materials

We previously talked about Getting Started with 3D Printing, and Finding the Right Modeling Program, but what if you’re ready to get serious about 3D printing? Well, we’ve compiled a basic  shopping list to get you started. This is by ...
Rusted Bolt Corrosion Metal

Corrosion Resistance Standards and How to Use Them

Everyone has experienced the pain and suffering of trying to remove a rusted bolt or nut. Unfortunately, the hardware store definition of “corrosion-resistant” and the actual definition can vary greatly. It’s common knowledge that most non-exotic materials will corrode with ...

Application Examples: Couplings

Back in July we shared some application examples for linear shafts. The post was wildly popular so we thought we’d share some application examples for couplings. Though couplings are well known and commonly used components in many rotary motion applications, ...
Linear Shafts

How to Choose between Linear Shafts, Posts, and Rotary Shafts

You may have heard the terms “linear shaft”, “post”, and “rotary shaft” before, but what are the differences between these terms, and which applications should you use them in? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! Introduction Linear shafts, posts, and ...