UPDATE MAKEiT, Inc: Project Bigfoot

This week we catch up with our friends at MAKEiT, Inc on their project Bigfoot as well as their new technology. Check out how MISUMI Aluminum Extrusion, bearings and shafts gave them the precision they needed to create their 3D printed ...

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 ...

All of the NAAMS Pt 3: Rise Up

Continuing with NAAMS Global Components- Assembly, in this post, we will be covering risers.  In everyday use, risers are vertical sections between treads of a staircase.  In theater, risers are low platforms on stage or auditorium used so that the ...

All of the NAAMS Pt 2: The Shim Sham Shuffle

The shim sham shuffle is actually a well-known tap dance combination and has nothing to do with NAAMS.  It was just a fitting title for the topic covered in this blog post.  In this post, we will discuss Shims & ...

All of the NAAMS Pt 1: What is NAAMS?

NAAMS stands for North American Automotive Metric Standard.  The official full name is NAAMS Global Standard Components and Assemblies.  The evolution of NAAMS begins in 1991 out of 2 initiatives from the Auto/Steel Partnership.  They were looking for ways to ...

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 ...