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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Automation Design Tips: Transferring with Rollers Part 2

In the previous Automation Design Tips on Transferring with Rollers, it was explained that the three-row independent feed roller configuration would be more efficient. Here are a few more tips to consider with this configuration and how to improve the ...

Automation Design Tips: Transferring with Rollers

During this series of Automation Design Tips, we will be covering design elements of transfer specifically with rollers. As technology advances, components become smaller and more compact which requires specific automation techniques and maintenance. Transfer mechanisms require high versatility in ...