Benefits of Using Material Handling Solutions in Manufacturing

Defined as the use of automated or semi-automated processes to move and/or manipulate objects between two locations, material handling solutions have become an essential tool used by manufacturing companies. A common example of a material handling solution is a forklift. … Read More

Exploring Rare Earth Magnets

Magnets are used in a wide range of applications, some of which include refrigerators, freezers, televisions, stereos, medical equipment and more. In hospitals, for instance, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines are used to look inside patients’ body. To put the … Read More

Lift Magnet Safety

Lift magnets have been a part of material handling in American manufacturing for over 75 years. Most common are mechanically operated magnets that switch “on” or “off” by physically changing the Polarity of the lifting magnets. This is done by … Read More

Whats the Difference Between Neodymium and Ceramic Magnets?

Neodymium (also known as rare Earth) magnets have become increasingly popular in recent years, both for recreational and commercial purposes. Although small in size, they offer an exceptional level of strength that’s not found in traditional ceramic magnets. Neodymium magnets … Read More

Common Uses For Flexible Magnets and Magnetic Material

Flexible magnets and magnetic materials are used in a variety of modern-day applications. While you may already know some of these applications, chances are others will surprise you. If you’re still scratching your head wondering what exactly flexible magnets are … Read More

What Are Rare-Earth Magnets?

Originally developed in the late 1970s, rare-earth magnets are powerful magnets made of rare-earth metal alloys (hence the name). Standard magnets are typically made of nickel, iron or ceramic, which produces a moderately strong magnetic field. But rare-earth magnets, on … Read More