Carlicia is a Product Marketing Engineer at MISUMI, holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is currently en route to completing her Master's Degree in Energy Engineering - May 2020. She is a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate, Marketo Certified Expert, and is passionate about education and training.

4 Tips to Engineer Around the House

Whether working from home or needing to put efficiencies in place in your home, here are some tips to help you accomplish anything whether you are an engineer or not. 1.) Duct Tape Everything. Leaky faucet, pipe, keeping your favorite ...

Strengths & Limitations: Belt Drive vs. Ball Screw Actuators

The challenge for mechanical automation systems in the past has been the successful conversion of rotational motion from electric or mechanical motors into useful forms of linear motion.  A breakthrough in this regard, the conveyor belt system represented one of ...

How the Right Rollers Ensure a Better End Product

Welcome Meridian Laboratory to the MISUMI Mech Lab! Read on for ML6’s expertise on Rollers. Having worked with raw base polymer manufacturers for more than 55 years, Meridian Laboratory has developed custom polyurethane ML6 blends, which are used in the ...

3 Tips for Locating the Step on Linear Guides

Getting the right fit for linear guides and mounting blocks is crucial. Without the right fit, the slide guide can deteriorate over time, causing large-scale operational problems. There are a couple of ways to locate the step so everything fits ...

10 Products to Add to Your Wish List Bill of Materials

Treat your bill of materials for any application with MISUMI and MISUMI partner components. We have so much to choose from. Here’s a snapshot of a few of our favorites. 1. R-DLC NAAMS Locating Pin R-DLC or Rainbow diamond-like carbon ...

Setting the Stage: Four Steps in Stage Selection

Selecting the right stage for your application can seem like a daunting task, especially with the variety available. An engineer might not want to spend too much time determining which stage to use when there are plenty of other design ...