Misumi Expands Precision Washer/Collar Offerings


New ultra-precision grades and additional materials now available, many in configurable versions

Schaumburg, IL-MISUMI USA, Inc. announces a substantial expansion of its popular lines of precision washers and collars for machine and equipment assembly. New precision and ultra-precision grades of washers are now available, many in configurable dimensions of thickness, I.D. and O.D. down to 0.1mm increments. Materials of construction now include 1018 carbon steel, 1045 carbon steel, 2017 aluminum alloy, brass, 304/316/420 stainless steel and 01 low alloy tool steel. Surface treatments are offered for application-specific uses and include black oxide, electroless nickel plating, low temperature black chrome plating and clear anodized.

Shapes now offered include tapped, flanged, counterbored, countersunk, slotted and screw tapped.

Washer prices start from $0.60 apiece with no minimum order quantity required and, in many cases, one day shipment, even on configured components. Volume discounting and all pricing are fully detailed in the Misumi catalog, available on request or online.

In addition to metal washers, Misumi now offers a full line of metal collars, pipe collars and spacers, most with configurable dimensions, as well as a line of resin washers and collars. Resin materials available include polyacetal, MC nylon, Bakelite, ceramics of various types, high heat-resistant laminates, epoxy glass, fluroresin and PPS. In the catalog materials published, Misumi has provided helpful comparison charts for performance factors to assist designers in selecting the best products to suit their applications.

Beyond the many new styles of washers and collars, Misumi has added additional sizes and shapes to many existing lines of these products.

Misumi carries over half a million components in its catalog and was a pioneer in the configurable component, one of its key success strategies in serving the machine builder and factory automation markets worldwide.

To learn more and view the MISUMI products online, please visit www.misumiusa.com.

About MISUMI USA, Inc.

Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, MISUMI USA, Inc. was established in 1988 as a subsidiary of Japan-based MISUMI Corporation. MISUMI USA, Inc. is a leading supplier of configurable and fixed components for factory automation. In addition, MISUMI USA, Inc. offers a range of press and plastic die and mold components, cutting tools and gauges.

PR Agency Contact:

Tim Daro

Bernard & Company

847-934-4500

tdaro@bernardandcompany.com

Company Contact:

Misa Nishimura

Director of Marketing

847-843-9105 ext. 255

mnishimura@misumiusa.com

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