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.

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 ...

Bulky Cables Have Their Place in Smart Factories

Ethernet cable has undergone a robust change recently due to increased smart factory automation. The standard variety LAN ethernet cables have been adjusted to fit in automation environments because it is a prime conductor of data signals especially with the ...

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 ...

The Issues that Occur with Soldering, Crimping, and Press Contact

Today’s electrical cable connectors are quite complicated to get it right for the do it your- self assembler unless they are well trained in several aspects of skilled assembly. Proper connections must be made between components for an item to ...

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 ...