5 Fun Facts about the MISUMI University Program

The back-to-school season is approaching! Students are busy gearing up for the new school year. If you are an engineering student, add the MISUMI University Program (MUP) to your back-to-school checklist. The MUP is applicable to University students in the ...

To Shield or Not to Shield – Cables

Shielded vs. Unshielded Cable Imagine yourself in a bar with a friend during happy hour.  The atmosphere is vibrant, but you strain to be heard over the noise.  When your friend responds you can barely hear them.  Now imagine it ...

10 Tips About MISUMI’s 10th Edition Mechanical Automation Components Catalog

You asked for it, we answered! The 10th Edition Mechanical Automation Components Metric Catalog has arrived. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of fun and useful tips about it. Read on! 1 – DimensionsWeight = 10.5 lbs L = 206.375 ...

The Battle of Stainless: 303/304 vs. 316

What Are the Differences Choosing the correct material is critical to any application especially those designed for wash-down, corrosion resistance, heat resistance or strength. There are a variety of materials to choose from with many different specifications tied to them. ...

Conveyor Q&As: Mini Conveyors & Mini Belt Conveyors

We sat down with MISUMI configurable mini-conveyors and got the nitty-gritty on some deep topics. You will find answers to some great questions from them! Read on! You may learn something new. Q1: Can the conveyor belt direction be reversed? Belt ...

Automation Design Tips: Conveyor Design

Work transfer conveyors when designed properly can yield promising results in your automation line. In this post, we review some elements to consider in your design of a transfer conveyor. Work Transfer Conveyor This simplified automated system for positioning and ...

5 Reasons to Love Automation

It’s the season of love! Factory/industrial automation is a diverse industry with many benefits which is why MISUMI loves automation. Here are 5 reasons we think automation is loveable. 1 – Robots There is a common thought that robots replace ...

Unpacked: Electric Vehicle Batteries

The Electric Vehicle is a popular choice amongst drivers today. The improved technology behind lithium ion batteries has made the concept of long-range electric vehicles a reality as evidence from the successful EV automotive company Tesla. Other EV manufacturers include ...