Aug. 16, 2008
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.