4 Steps for Selecting a Mini-Conveyor

If your facility requires you to transport heavy or bulky materials or products then you are either using or looking to purchase a conveyor systems. Conveyors have various benefits which make them an ideal solution across a range of industries. ...

The Need for Speed: High-Speed Automation Design

In the midst of adverse market conditions, automation devices must be manufactured to a higher standard in terms of quality, cost, and delivery time. The requirements of making automation devices high-speed not only involves increasing the productivity per hour but ...

The great debate: Stepper or Servo?

Many engineers may stumble upon this question when specifying a motor for an application; should I use a Stepper or a Servo motor? Both stepper and servo motor are excellent but, what’s really important is understanding their capabilities.  The simplest way to ...
A customer-modified MISUMI High Precision Stage

Q&A: How To Reverse the 5 Stage Stepper Motor on a MISUMI High Precision Stage

Question: Dear MISUMI Engineering Team: Hi, we purchased a MISUMI single axis high precision stage, but then needed to modify the setup for space constraints. We had to mount the motor next to the stage instead of directly inline with ...