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A robust EDC key organizer designed for secure, comfortable, one-handed operation.  Precision CNC milled from carbon fiber in Canada.
A robust EDC key organizer designed for secure, comfortable, one-handed operation. Precision CNC milled from carbon fiber in Canada.
56 backers pledged CA$ 1,864 to help bring this project to life.

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KeyMiK | The Ergonomic Carbon Fiber Key Organizer

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  What makes the KeyMiK different from other key organizers?

 - The ergonomically designed KeyMiK fits comfortably in one hand so you can easily access and flip out your keys leaving your other arm free to carry other items.
  

- Instead of being made from a cheap, common material like aluminum, the KeyMiK is crafted from 21st century fiber composite materials and utilizes a stainless steel locknut to prevent your keys from loosening on the post.

- Nothing in the KeyMiK manufacturing process is outsourced.  It is 100% manufactured in Canada by its designers in the heart of Saskatchewan.  By pledging for the KeyMiK on Kickstarter, you are voting with your wallet to support a resurgent North American manufacturing movement.

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Each KeyMiK is CNC milled with open source hardware from carbon fiber or G10 plate with top quality CVD diamond tooling.  "Made in Canada" means quality and attention to detail in every unit produced.

 

 

Ronin Energetics believes that next-generation composites should accessible to everyone
Ronin Energetics believes that next-generation composites should accessible to everyone

 

 

Get our minimalist EXILIS Plate Wallet in a matching colour with your KeyMiK.  Makes a great backup wallet made from premium composites!
Get our minimalist EXILIS Plate Wallet in a matching colour with your KeyMiK. Makes a great backup wallet made from premium composites!

 

The diameter of 6-32 screws is approximately 3.5mm.  To ensure no one has to drill their keys to fit the more common 4mm posts in other keyholders, we opted for a slightly smaller diameter screw to accommodate keys which may have poor tolerances.

Lime Green G10 Base
Lime Green G10 Base

 

G10 has similar tensile strength to carbon steel at a fraction of the weight
G10 has similar tensile strength to carbon steel at a fraction of the weight

 

One of our favorite features of the KeyMiK is the integrated smartphone stand.  With a gap of approximately 12mm (1/2") we designed the stand to be as universal as possible so even those with bulky phone cases can use it.

By separating each key with a low friction nylon spacer, keys flip out easily without grinding against each other.

Classic White G10
Classic White G10

 

Get rid of that nasty jumble of keys on your old key ring...
Get rid of that nasty jumble of keys on your old key ring...

 

A NEW KeyMiK design, available to all reward levels!
A NEW KeyMiK design, available to all reward levels!

 

Optionally available to all backers will be an ALTERNATIVE design complete with a redesigned top plate!
Optionally available to all backers will be an ALTERNATIVE design complete with a redesigned top plate!

  

The KeyMiK in ignition
The KeyMiK in ignition

 

Ergonomically designed, functional EDC.
Ergonomically designed, functional EDC.

 

 Also optionally paired with the KeyMiK is our mini CapZap keyring bottle opener.  Originally designed to use up excess stock material more efficiently, the CapZap is a fun bottle-top-popper shaped like a futuristic laser pistol.

 

An optional KeyMiK alternate design in White G10, available to all backers!
An optional KeyMiK alternate design in White G10, available to all backers!

The KeyMiK is the spiritual successor to TheMiK series of smartphone stands successfully funded on Kickstarter in December of 2015.  In close collaboration with Delta2Alpha Design, we completed manufacturing a month ahead of schedule and all rewards were successfully shipped.  We are very excited to release the next iteration of TheMiK Series to the Kickstarter community.

 

Ronin Energetics is dedicated to open source collaboration and the sharing of knowledge of fiber composite manufacturing.  Our CNC manufacturing equipment was designed in-house with Openbuilds parts specifically to meet the requirements of milling carbon fiber and G10 composites properly and efficiently.  

We encourage other small businesses and individuals to develop their own fiber composite manufacturing capabilities as these materials are increasingly able to compete with traditional metals in many applications.

 

CLICK THE IMAGE to learn more about our carbon fiber-cutting Openbuilds CNC machine.
CLICK THE IMAGE to learn more about our carbon fiber-cutting Openbuilds CNC machine.

 

 

Click the images to find out more about our past manufacturing projects!
Click the images to find out more about our past manufacturing projects!

 

Risks and challenges

Although The KeyMiK is our first Kickstarter project as a company, we successfully manufactured and shipped TheMiK project in collaboration with Delta2Alpha in December of 2015. As Ronin Energetics has in-house manufacturing capability we outsource nothing overseas or to other companies. From concept on paper to final product, we are fully responsible for our own designs and this our our advantage to you. We are able to keep our goal amount low because our shop is fully tooled and ready for batch production.

The KeyMiK is a finished design and we have the CAM completed and ready for a full production run; we have also sourced our stainless steel and brass hardware from a reputable American supplier.

As a fiber composite fab shop, over the past year we have designed and produced a number of products for ourselves and others and we aim to make the KeyMiK another success. That said there are always challenges and unforeseen circumstances surrounding producing and releasing a new product to market.

We will be totally open to you, our backers, and keep you well informed about any issues that may arise during the manufacturing and shipping process that may cause us to miss our release window. We thank you for your support of our new company and of North American manufacturing!

-- Alex & the Ronin Team --

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    Pledge CA$ 25 or more About US$ 19

    G10 Edition KeyMiK

    ONE G10 Edition KeyMiK (choice of colour)
    ***FREE US & CANADIAN SHIPPING***

    >>>Whats Included<<<
    - G10 base plate (choose from: red, white, blue, green, orange, black)
    - Carbon Fiber top plate
    - CHOICE of 18-8 Stainless Steel or Brass Fasteners
    - Attachment hardware for up to 5 keys

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    Pledge CA$ 29 or more About US$ 22

    EarlyBird Carbon Fiber Edition KeyMiK

    ONE Carbon Fiber Edition KeyMiK
    ***FREE US & CANADIAN SHIPPING***

    >>>Whats Included<<<
    - Carbon Fiber base plate (choice of regular carbon fiber or silver carbon fiber)
    - Carbon Fiber top plate
    - CHOICE of 18-8 Stainless Steel or Brass Fasteners
    - Attachment hardware for up to 5 keys

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    Pledge CA$ 29 or more About US$ 22

    G10 Edition KeyMiK and CapZap

    ONE G10 Edition KeyMiK (choice of colour)
    ONE G10 CapZap micro bottle opener
    ***FREE US & CANADIAN SHIPPING***

    >>>Whats Included<<<
    - G10 base plate (choose from: red, white, blue, green, orange, black)
    - Carbon Fiber top plate
    - CHOICE of 18-8 Stainless Steel or Brass Fasteners
    - Attachment hardware for up to 5 keys
    - CapZap micro bottle opener in same colour as base plate.

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    Pledge CA$ 31 or more About US$ 23

    G10 Edition KeyMiK & G10 EXILIS Wallet

    ONE G10 Edition KeyMiK (choice of colour)
    ONE G10 EXILIS Bottle Opener Plate Wallet with Silicone Band
    ***FREE US & CANADIAN SHIPPING***

    >>>Whats Included<<<
    - G10 base plate (choose from: red, white, blue, green, orange, black)
    - Carbon Fiber top plate
    - CHOICE of 18-8 Stainless Steel or Brass Fasteners
    - Attachment hardware for up to 5 keys
    - EXILIS Bottle Opener Plate Wallet in same colour as base plate.
    - Silicone Band (choose from: red, white, blue, green, orange, black)

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    3 backers
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    Pledge CA$ 38 or more About US$ 29

    Carbon Fiber Edition KeyMiK

    ONE Carbon Fiber Edition KeyMiK
    ***FREE US & CANADIAN SHIPPING***

    >>>Whats Included<<<
    - Carbon Fiber base plate (choice of regular carbon fiber or silver carbon fiber)
    - Carbon Fiber top plate
    - CHOICE of 18-8 Stainless Steel or Brass Fasteners
    - Attachment hardware for up to 5 keys

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    2 backers
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    Pledge CA$ 44 or more About US$ 33

    Carbon Fiber Edition KeyMiK and CapZap

    ONE Carbon Fiber Edition KeyMiK
    ONE Carbon Fiber CapZap micro bottle opener
    ***FREE US & CANADIAN SHIPPING***

    >>>Whats Included<<<
    - Carbon Fiber base plate (choice of regular carbon fiber or silver carbon fiber)
    - Carbon Fiber top plate
    - CHOICE of 18-8 Stainless Steel or Brass Fasteners
    - Attachment hardware for up to 5 keys
    - CapZap micro bottle opener in same Carbon Fiber type as base plate.

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    Pledge CA$ 50 or more About US$ 38

    Carbon Fiber KeyMiK & CF EXILIS Wallet

    ONE Carbon Fiber Edition KeyMiK
    ONE Carbon Fiber EXILIS Bottle Opener Plate Wallet with Silicone Band
    ***FREE US & CANADIAN SHIPPING***

    >>>Whats Included<<<
    - Carbon Fiber base plate (choice of regular carbon fiber or silver carbon fiber)
    - Carbon Fiber top plate
    - CHOICE of 18-8 Stainless Steel or Brass Fasteners
    - Attachment hardware for up to 5 keys
    - Carbon Fiber EXILIS Bottle Opener Plate Wallet
    - Silicone Band (choose from: red, white, blue, green, orange, black)

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    3 backers
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