A Guide to Timing Belt Sizing and Selection

Introduction Selecting the ideal timing pulley to optimize the performance of power transmission systems can be an intimidating task without some basic knowledge about the various drives available to build transmission systems.ย  This quick comparative guide will serve as an ...

Q&A: Center to Center Spacing for Shafts with Spur Gears

Question: Dear MISUMI Engineering Team: We are currently building a machine that has several timing shafts that are driven by spur gears, but are having problems determining the correct spacing between the shafts. The shafts are held by bearings mounted ...
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 ...
lubricating rotary bearings

Easy Maintenance Tips for Your Rotary Bearings

Most production facilities haveย some kind of rotary bearings, and while they are working, no one gives them much thought. But as the saying goes, a little ounce of prevention can spare a huge pound of broken down machinery. That prevention ...