The MISUMI inCAD Library put to the test - A user report

The technology journalist Heinz-Joachim Imlau tested our InCAD Library and shared his experiences with us. Find out what our tester did with the InCAD Library and where he sees the benefits in the user report.

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Online Shop Insights - How can I track the status of my delivery?

We will show you another “online shop insight” this month. This time it is about shipment tracking. We will show you where you can find the tracking numbers for your orders.

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New to the MISUMI product range – Discover our products

MISUMI - NAAMS Risers
MISUMI - NAAMS Risers

We are constantly expanding our range of innovative products and leading brands. You have access to more than 12 million components in our online shop. Discover our latest products and brands.

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Virtual reality in mechanical engineering

New innovations are introduced every day and we have far from exhausted all our options. MISUMI will show you exciting areas of VR and AR which you should also use in your everyday (working) life.

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Augmented Reality in the industry – Experience MISUMI components virtually

Virtual worlds have long made their way into the realm of mechanical engineering.  Whether for the various working areas of developers, mechanical engineers or maintenance technicians – augmented reality is becoming ever more significant. Perhaps you are already working with it. Find out more about augmented reality in industry and how you can experience MISUMI components virtually.

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MISUMI Online Shop Insights – Your personal login

Our “Online Shop Insights” series enters the next round. This time we are talking about the login ID. Find out what your login ID consists of and which functions you have to be logged in the MISUMI online shop for.

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Spline Shaft Quick Finder

Our Quick Finder for spline shafts helps you to find the product you are looking for. Discover the different shaft shape and end machining combinations available at a glance as well as the nut type, material, length and construction size.

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MISUMI at Motek – Experience Virtual Reality

The international Motek trade fair will take place this year from 9 October – 12 October 2017 in Stuttgart. MISUMI will also be there this year. Experience MISUMI live on site: We will present our innovative solutions to you that will make your daily work easier. The highlight: A VR application which you can also use to discover our products virtually. We look forward to your visit!

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UK - Engineering Design Show in Coventry

We already look forward to meeting you at our booth F7 in hall 1!

The Engineering Design Show (18 – 19 October 2017) is the UK’s must-attend event for engineering, electronics and embedded design. The show offers you a fully immersive experience of innovation, inspiration, interaction and insight. Visit us at our booth F7 in hall 1!

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CADENAS PARTcommunity 3D CAD models app - The second screen for engineers

The CADENAS 3D CAD model app is perfectly suited as a second screen for engineers. You can search for, download or forward CAD models intuitively to your own e-mail address here. The products can be displayed in different views, rotated and enlarged and configured directly in the app.

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Successful Event - MISUMI present at the Daimler Forum

MISUMI was represented with a booth at the EDM CAE Forum of Daimler AG in July. The forum is the main information and interaction platform for the EDM and CAE community of Daimler AG and its partners – the ideal way to present our solutions as a manufacturer, distributor and e-commerce platform.

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MISUMI Online Shop Insights - Complete order for larger quantities

As part of our series “online shop insights”, we showed you how to create an order for a larger quantity at MISUMI in the last edition. Given the positive feedback, we will now take another look at the background process in a simple and comprehensible manner.

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Our ball screws - All configurations at a glance

Our Quick Finder for ball screws provides you with the perfect overview of the different configurations. The table clarifies which tolerance classes exist based on the diameter, inclination, dimension, load rating, pre-tension and type of nut.

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Inspiration - Application examples with linear shafts

Are you looking for inspiration for a new application? You don’t always have to reinvent the wheel. Benefit from existing applications that have been tested and function reliably. Here are five examples for applications with linear shafts.

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DE - MOTEK Stuttgart

We already look forward to meeting you at our booth 8522 in hall 8!

From 9th – 12th October 2017, the "Motek" takes place in Stuttgart, Germany. The international trade fair Motek is the world’s leading event in the fields of production and assembly automation, feed technology and material flow, streamlining through handling technology, and industrial handling. As such, Motek is the only trade fair to clearly focus on all aspects of mechanical engineering and automation and on the presentation of entire process chains. We already look forward to meeting you at our booth 8522 in hall 8!

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Computer Aided Design Part 5 - High performance simulations

Whether it be in medicine, materials science or for normal machine applications – Simulations can be used nowadays as a useful method for predicting the consequences of development. This enables medical students to learn about the complex functioning of the heart, nano-coatings to be tested on different materials or car accidents to be simulated. Read the last post from the Computer Aided Design series.

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Success Story Design Pro Ltd. - Increasing productivity with MISUMI

Since the company was founded in 2004, Design Pro has been manufacturing precision machines with MISUMI components. The close partnership enabled Design Pro to become a leading manufacturer of automation solutions. Find out which benefits Design Pro achieves through the cooperation with MISUMI in our user report.

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MISUMI One-stop Shop - Your solution for all your needs

In addition to the configurable components of MISUMI, you will now also receive products from other leading brands in our online shop. Save time from the purchasing process with various suppliers by choosing MISUMI as your main supplier. We are constantly enhancing our product range to offer you customised solutions.

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MISUMI Online Shop Insights - Online orders even for larger quantities?

We have a helpful hint for you in our series “Online shop insights” which will make your day-to-day work with the MISUMI online shop much simpler: This time it’s about order volumes which exceed the MISUMI standard quantities. Find out how you can still process the order online.

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Using Industry 4.0 to create a smoother production at MISUMI

Industry 4.0 or Industrial IoT (IIoT) is getting more and more into the production sites. Let us show you how we approach it.

MISUMI at J. P. Morgan challenge

MISUMI again participated in J. P. Morgan challenge in Frankfurt. 5,6 kilometres run through the city of Frankfurt, 64 MISUMI runners and 1 great team! We hope everybody enjoyed the run as much as we did!

MISUMI on site - Supporting the children’s football day in Schwalbach

MISUMI supported the children’s football day at Friedrich Ebert School in Schwalbach am Taunus. The children were given the opportunity to improve and enhance their football skills with professional trainers. The programme included five hours of coordination training, football training and a match at the end. We hope we were able to play our part in making it an eventful day for the children.

 

MISUMI Locating pins - The cost-efficient alternative

The possible applications of positioning technology are just as diverse as the mechanical engineering itself. However, the requirements are often clearly defined: Positioning systems should be reliable, tailored to the relevant application, offer maximum availability and ensure flexibility. MISUMI locating pins meet these requirements thanks to their free configurability. We make it possible for you to adapt the locating pins to your own individual requirements. Special properties such as the DLC surface coating offer you additional benefits.

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MISUMI Online Shop Insights - Where can I track my delivery?

Every month, we present the important functions of our online shop which simplify the ordering process in our new series “Online Shop Insights”. Would you like to track the status of your delivery? You can find the option “Shipment tracking” in the customer service section. You will be taken to your order history where you can select an ordering period. Choose the order you require by clicking on the order number. You will receive the UPS shipment tracking number under “Dispatch information”.

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Computer Aided Design Part 4 - The world of the finite element method (FEM)

The finite element method (FEM) is suitable for analysing physical problems with components. Many CAD programmes now use FEM to simulate problems as they occur with components under a heavy load. In the fourth part of our series on computer aided design, we explore the world of FEM.

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MISUMI inCAD Library - Ranking of downloads worldwide

We presented the MISUMI inCAD Library to you in the last newsletter. Our applications are used by developers worldwide. Our international presence means that we know which applications are most popular in the relevant markets. But one thing applies to everyone: Our inCAD Library saves you time and effort and means you can focus on the really important tasks at hand. Which application is used most frequently in your market?

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Know-how in automation - Positioning technology

Today when we talk about positioning systems, more often than not we are talking about measurements in the nanometre range. To achieve this you need precision technology and the right concepts to achieve this level of accuracy. Come and work with MISUMI to find the best way to position your workpieces.

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MISUMI inCAD Library – The source of inspiration for designers

If you took part in our Easter competition, you will know that MISUMI has a source of inspiration for designers – the inCAD Library. But what lies behind this? Innovative concepts often start with new inspiration. In the inCAD Library you will find exactly that – with more than 200 application examples listed according to industry type, product category, function and component shape.

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Computer Aided Design Part 3 – Product management systems

The task of designing has been dramatically simplified through the use of CAD. The third part of our series deals with product management systems, which are becoming increasingly more widespread. These platforms create a cross-department management and resource tool for improved team work. We will show you the differences and benefits of PDM and PLM solutions.

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Computer Aided Design Part 2 - CAD meets CAM

The construction of components has been made much easier thanks to the invention of CAD programmes. The actual production process was still manual. The design was given to the technician who configured his machine accordingly. This has changed with the second revolution: Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) makes it possible to transfer component constructions directly onto a machine in order to manufacture the component in an entirely automated way. You can discover more about this in the second part of our range on “Computer Aided Design”.

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New Functions in the Online Shop

Do you regularly use our online shop? We’re always looking to improve the functions of the entire ordering process. That’s why we’ve implemented new functions in our online shop:

  1. Clearance and Rights Functionality
  2. Customer statement Overview
  3. Display of full corporate information
  4. Download function for failures in the order process
  5. Simplified the check-out process

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Computer Aided Design Part 1 - Design before Technology

The first design drawings date back to the 16th century. At that time, however, creating a drawing was much more expensive. Designers used hand-made tools for their concepts and drawings. Later, the drawing table was introduced to create technical drawings. Drawings as we know them became possible only with the invention of computers and various software programs.

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New video tutorial – From the configuration step to the order

We created a video tutorial to guide you through the various steps of the order process in the MISUMI Online Shop. This video offers a clear overview of the entire process, ranging from customized product configuration to information on prices and delivery times, including the actual order procedure.

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World Solar Challenge - MISUMI at the start line

In view of the construction of a solar car within the context of the World Solar Challenge 2017, MISUMI supports the “Punch Powertrain Solar Group” with its components. With the solar car, the Belgian team does not simply aim to win the race, but also to pursue social goals and to contribute to protecting the environment. MISUMI wishes the team good luck!   

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MISUMI extends its product range with third-party-products

The MISUMI one-stop shop concept allows you to save time and money which gives you competitive advantages. We added 7 new categories to our broad product portfolio: 1.4 million new top quality products from more than 700 manufacturers that cover all industrial needs.

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Alternate part number search

Alternate part number search

In order to avoid errors during the ordering process, we have implemented a new function in our online shop. You will now receive alternative suggestions if you enter a part number incorrectly. You can find out how it works here.   

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Product brochure "Jigs & Fixtures" available for download

Jigs & Fixtures

The aim of this standard is to realise time and cost savings. To meet these requirements in automotive welding and assembly lines and deliver customised solutions, MISUMI now offers configurable NAAMS components. Download our product brochure to get to know our extensive, configurable product portfolio and avoid unnecessary expenses in the future.

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Find products faster with the MISUMIWEBINDEX as an interactive PDF

MISUMIWEBINDEX

To get to your product even faster, you can use the MISUMIWEBINDEX as an interactive PDF. In the overviews by functions, designs and materials, you have the ability to select the product you are seeking. The PDF is directly linked to the products in the online shop, where you can configure and order your product.

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Fast processes with DIN products from MISUMI

DIN products

MISUMI offers a variety of standardised components per DIN standards. Norms and standards help your company achieve more efficient processes and cost savings. In the new overview, you will now find all available DIN products from MISUMI.

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Each purchased part requires documentation

For the purposes of better documentation, you can download product data with immediate effect. The data comprises a structured text file for your database system, the corresponding CAD data and a PDF document containing a specifications table and a 2D drawing.

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New functions of our Online Quote and Order System

From now on you can find some new and practical functions of our Online Quote and Order System, which will make your work easier:

  1. Part number checker
  2. Preferred ship date for high quantity orders
  3. Qutotes made by E-Mail or Fax now visible in the online shop

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New products in the online shop: DIN locating pins (6320/6321)

New products in the online shop: DIN locating pins (6320/6321)

You can now find new locating pins in different versions (A, B and C-shape) in the online shop. The locating pins according to DIN 6320 may be used for adjustment or as a support. Locating pins pursuant to DIN 6321 are used for positioning for bore holes. The new DIN components are available from stock and can be delivered within a short time. Even at small quantities, they are a low-cost solution.

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DLC Surface Technology

DLC Surface Technology

DLC is an acronym for "diamond-like carbon" and offers convincing characteristics for use in the automotive sector.With DLC-coated locating pins, MISUMI offers the perfect solution for automotive welding and assembly lines. Discover more technical insights:

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New Video Series "From Engineer to Engineer"

New Video Series "From Engineer to Engineer"

Positioning technology is used as a technical term when it comes to fixing components in different axes. But not everyone is aware of what this all entails. Learn about the most important basics of positioning technology in the first part of our series "Engineer to Engineer":

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Same Day Shipment Service for 30,000 Stock Items

Same Day Shipment Service for 30,000 Stock Items

How can you figure out whether your desired product is a stock item? Visit our online shop and navigate to your desired item. If the minimum shipping days period stated is “1 day”, your product is a stock item ...

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MISUMI Academy

MISUMI supports universities in Germany

In addition to various Formula Student teams, MISUMI now also supports universities with individual workshops. The focus is on the configuration of components and CAD data download for the student projects. In addition, MISUMI specialists provide useful advice and share their experiences from practice. Contact us if your university is also interested in a workshop.

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View of the techniques of low temperature black chrome coating

MISUMITECHNOLOGY: Leading through surface coating

Whether burnishing, chrome plating, anodising or electroplating with nickel - in addition to these techniques for surface treatment, MISUMI Europa GmbH offers further coating methods with advantages for a wide variety of applications. LTBC-coated components, such as shafts, are characterised by an optimised relation between hardness and elasticity..

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To the individual component in a few steps

Configure simply with MISUMI

Ball screws are complex components therefore during configuration some important things have to be considered, such as the type of thread, dimensions, type of ends, materials and many other details. In our video tutorial you will learn how to quickly and easily get to your desired component in MISUMI online shop.

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New payment service: credit card

Pay now easily and securely by credit card

Now you can pay by credit card at MISUMI. At the end of your order, simply select your desired method of payment or select this directly under terms of payment during your registration

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Have you won the MISUMI soccer betting game?

Congratulations to the winners! All winners will be personally informed by MISUMI and the prizes will be sent by post.

Thank you very much for your participation in the MISUMI betting game in relation to the Euro 2016 in France. Altogether 461 participants took part in our game. Are you in the top10 list?

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DIN drill bushings from MISUMI

STANDARDISATION AT MISUMI

Whether in mechanical engineering, vehicle manufacturing or various other industrial sectors, drill bushings are used in a variety of structures and are valued by engineers around the world. MISUMI now offers you DIN standard compliant drill bushings (DIN172A) and cylindrical drill bushings (DIN179) in the usual MISUMI quality.

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New MISUMI Products for the automotive sector

Locating pins for digital production in automotive welding and assembly lines

The presence of automation and robotics in the automotive sector continues to increase. In no other area of the industry does automation have more importance than in the automotive welding and assembly lines. Positioning plays a crucial role here and MISUMI now offers you special locating pins for body-in-white production.

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NAAMS products from MISUMI

NAAMS products from MISUMI

The NAAMS standard (North American Automotive Metric Standard) was created by the automotive companies Chrysler, Ford and General Motors as well as Dayton Progress (a subsidiary of MISUMI). It defines components that are used in body-in-white production. MISUMI now also offers NAAMS components, which of course can be individually configured for you.

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Compete against MISUMI in forecasting the soccer results!

MISUMI EC Betting Game 2016

Only 4 more sleeps until the European Championship begins with the opening match of France against Romania. Soccer fever is thus spreading rapidly at MISUMI. Be a part of our betting game and win attractive prizes.

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Formula Student – Design and Speed

Formula Student, an international design competition for students, has been an annual global event since 2006.

MISUMI has already supported young engineers in various projects and this time helped the NTNU team from Norway by supplying parts for the chassis. In our interview with Lars-Endre Johannessen, aerodynamic production manager, learn exciting news about the team, vehicle and project.

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Review: MISUMI Easter egg design contest

Review: MISUMI Easter egg design contest

Thank you very much for your participation in the MISUMI Easter Egg Design Contest. The winners with the most creative ideas have been chosen!

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MISUMI positions accurately and efficiently

The challenge is to achieve this with favourably priced components while complying with tight tolerances in order to achieve an optimal cost-tolerance ratio here.

Positioning technology describes the precise alignment of two objects to each other. Typically, it deals with the time-limited arrangement and fixation of a body within coordinates. Learn more about the application purposes and technical information.

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MISUMI supports the Bärenherz Children's Hospice

Because every minute of life is precious ... MISUMI supports the Bärenherz Children's Hospice

The employees of MISUMI Europe GmbH have decided to send their Christmas donation to the Bärenherz Foundation. The foundation funds two hospices where terminally ill children and adolescents are cared for.

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Industrial digitisation

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Did you know that we are currently in the midst of an industrial revolution? Industry 4.0 is a wide-ranging term and is closely intertwined with the digitisation in our industry. The challenges for engineers, such as process visualisation or the networking of engineering data around the globe, is growing by the day. Even shopping needs to keep up with digitisation. Read our article to learn about more challenges and discover the latest digital trends and services at MISUMI.

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MISUMI CAD Easter Design Contest

Participate in the MISUMI CAD Easter Design Contest now and win attractive prizes.

We at MISUMI would like to prepare for Easter with you, our customer. This year we have organised a CAD Easter Design Contest for designers. You can  participate from 08/03/2016 to 31/03/2016 and have the chance to win attractive prizes.

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Registration for e-billing

Registration for e-billing and get your invoice by email

The latest service from MISUMI is the electronic e-billing. If you would like to receive your invoice as a PDF attachment via email register now.

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MISUMI revolves around you

MISUMI revolves around you: Your partner for solutions in drive technology

Learn more about our components relating to drive technology. We give you tips for component selection and configuration and provide technical insights.

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The winners have been drawn!

MISUMI Christmas Quiz

Thank you for your participation in the MISUMI Christmas Quiz! We are delighted that so many of you have found Hans, the designer, at www.misumi-europe.com. We also hope that you could learn something new about MISUMI. You definitely know now that TIME was the right solution word.

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MISUMI linear technology in motion

MISUMI linear technology in motion

MISUMI supplies tailor-made solutions for your applications. We give you an overview of the guide systems offered by MISUMI. Save up and reap the benefits of MISUMI's tried-and-tested quality.

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Just 2 steps to your desired MISUMI product

With the help of the MISUMIWEBINDEX - your online guide including technical information - as well as through the new #TYPECODE search, we have significantly eased the search of matching mechanical components for you.

Find your fitting MISUMI components in a quick and easy way: "Hans the designer" shows you the advantages of the #TYPECODE search by means of a short video.

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The MISUMIWEBINDEX as an interactive PDF

Download the interactive PDF version of the MISUMIWEBINDEX. The PDF is directly linked to the respective products in our online shop, which enables you to quickly find your desired product.

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MISUMI Cost Efficient Products

Cost Efficient Products

Have a look at the cost efficient products from MISUMI. Price reductions of more than 50 % are possible compared to the traditional product - starting from purchases of 1 piece.

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MISUMI volume discounts

Benefit now from our volume discounts!

Benefit now from our volume discounts. In the online shop, you can have a look at your saving possibilities as follows ...

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MISUMI WEBINDEX navigates you to our online shop!

The MISUMIWEBINDEX provides a complete overview of our products. A #TYPE CODE is placed below each product picture. Type it into the search field, and you will get to your desired product in just 2 steps...

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MISUMI WEBINDEX – Your web and technical information guide

MISUMI WEBINDEX – Your web and technical information guide

The MISUMIWEBINDEX offers you all product lines at a glance and navigates you in 2 steps (by typing #TYPE CODE) to the desired product in our Online Shop. Various search options are available:

  • Product overview by function
  • Product overview by shape
  • Product overview by special material

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MISUMI APP – Download for free now

MISUMI APP – Download for free now

With the MISUMI app, you will have access to the entire product portfolio on the go. The app enables you to get technical information and navigate through the Online Shop in order to find your desired product on the go.

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IDEA NOTE – Your source of inspiration

IDEA NOTE – Your source of inspiration

Discover more than 200 application examples for the industrial automation and benefit from proven design solutions. For each example, you will find:

  • Information on the application area
  • Detailed description and visualisation of solutions and components used
  • Download of bill of materials and 3D CAD data

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Roadshow by Thyssen Krupp System Engineering

Roadshow by Thyssen Krupp System Engineering

In October MISUMI was a guest of Thyssen Krupp System Engineering at their roadshow. MISUMI presented its bestsellers and the online quote and order system to 35 engineers involved with prototyping, production and purchasing in Bremen ...

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SURUGA wins the „GOOD FACTORY Award“

SURUGA wins the „GOOD FACTORY Award“

The prize awarded by the Japan Management Association for innovations in the manufacturing process is an approval for the MISUMI concept.

SURUGA Production Platform Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the MISUMI Group Inc. has been awarded with the “GOOD FACTORY Award” for innovations in the manufacturing process by the Japan Management Association.

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New online quote and order system available

The online quote and order system is available for use. You can directly create your individual quote and order online in a few steps.

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Manufacture 3D-printers with MISUMI components!

3D printers are in line with current trends. They offer the possibility to produce three-dimensional shapes and are considered as the production method of the future. MISUMI offers components for the manufacturing of 3D printers.

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Ball screws and trapezoidal threads from MISUMI

Ball screws convert rotary motion into linear motion. They are particularly suitable for control tasks and positionings. Trapezoidal threads also convert rotary motion into linear motion. MISUMI offers a wide range of different dimensions and materials.

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Important information: Products of third-party suppliers (non MISUMI products) with a lead time of 4 days or less can be cancelled within 2 hours after order placement. Please refer to our cancellation policy and T&C for further details.