New Configurable NAAMS Goats!

MISUMI USA | NEW CONFIGURABLE NAAMS COMPONENTS Introducing our newest addition to the MISUMI NAAMS family, GOATS! Whoops, we mean, risers, shims and spacers, configurable L-blocks, pin retainers, and NAAMS fasteners! Don’t forget our NAAMS locating pins! Configure your full ...

MechMinutes Video: Shafts

SHAFTS: AN INTRODUCTION | MECH MINUTES | MISUMI USA On the latest series of Mech Minutes, we will be reviewing the features that must be considered when selecting a shaft in your application. Shafts are typically used for three main ...

MechMinutes Video: Belt & Pulley Applications

TIMING BELTS & PULLEYS PT. 6: BELT & PULLEY APPLICATIONS | MECH MINUTES | MISUMI USA Previously on MechMinutes: Timing Belts and Pulleys series, we’ve covered belt selection and setup including tensioning, alignment and wear signs. If you need to ...

MechMinutes Video: Types of Pulley Mounting

TIMING BELTS & PULLEYS PT. 5: TYPES OF PULLEY MOUNTING | MECH MINUTES | MISUMI USA So far in our MechMinutes: Timing Belts & Pulleys series, you’ve learned how to identify the appropriate belt for your application, and the basics ...

MechMinutes Video: Timing Belt Tension

TIMING BELTS & PULLEYS PT. 4: TIMING BELT TENSION | MECH MINUTES | MISUMI USA Welcome to the next installment in our Mech Minutes: Timing Belts & Pulleys series. This episode will continue discussing essential installment and setup steps, focusing ...

MechMinutes Video: Timing Belt Alignment Concerns

In the previous episode of MechMinutes, Timing Belts and Pulleys, we looked at belt wear signs and some common causes of excessive wear and failure. In this episode, we’ll take a closer look at one of those causes, commonly encountered ...

MechMinutes Video: Timing Belt Wear Signs

TIMING BELTS & PULLEYS PT. 2: TIMING BELT WEAR SIGNS | MECH MINUTES If you’re curious about timing belt wear signs, you’ve come to the right place, the second installment in our MechMinutes Timing Belts and Pulleys series. If you’re ...

Timing Belts & Pulley Selection

Welcome to the first part in our Mech Minutes Timing Belts and Pulleys video series. Over the next few videos, we’ll be covering the basics and most frequently asked questions when it comes to choosing, installing, and using timing belts ...

E2E Video: Locating Pins Pt. 4 – Alignment Concerns

When working with and designing jigs or fixtures with locating pins, proper alignment is crucial to ensuring smooth operation and repeatable results. This episode will address a few of the most common solutions to alignment concerns for locating pins. If ...

Linear Guide Tips & Tricks: Removing a block from a rail

Linear guides are a staple component in machine design where linear motion and load transfer is a requirement. The typical structure of a linear guide consists of a rail and a block with recirculating balls inside. The balls are retained ...