Tag Archives: Magnets

What Are Rapid Fire Retriever Magnets?

If you work with sheet metal or other metal parts, you may want to invest in a rapid fire retriever magnet. Rapid fire retriever magnets are material handling devices. You can use them to lift and handle metal objects. Overview … Read More

Magnetic Catches: What Is Pull Force and Why Does It Matter?

When building cabinets, you may want to use magnetic catches. They are magnetic latching mechanisms that will hold cabinet doors closed. Without them, the doors may not close completely. Some of the doors may remain slightly open. You can use … Read More

How to Choose Retaining Magnets

Retaining magnets offer a simple, gentle way to hold objects in place. As their name suggests, they are magnets that are designed to “retain” an object. You don’t have to drill into the object. Assuming the object is magnetic, you … Read More

5 Facts About Flexible Magnets

Flexible magnets have become a popular alternative to traditional, rigid magnets. As their name suggests, they are flexible. You can bend flexible magnets without breaking them. Even when bent or otherwise deformed, they will continue to produce a magnetic field … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Power Grip Magnets

When shopping for material handling magnets, you may come across power grip magnets. You can use them to easily lift and move ferromagnetic materials. Power grip magnets feature an ergonomic design that many workers prefer. While there are plenty of … Read More

What Are Welding Magnets?

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5 Benefits of Magnetic Hooks

There are different types of hooks. While many of them feature a screw- or bolt-based mounting system, others do not. Magnetic hooks, for instance, feature a magnet. You can place them on any ferromagnetic surface. As long as a surface … Read More

5 Facts About Ceramic Magnets

When shopping for commercial-grade magnets, you may come across ceramic magnets. They are used in electric motors, lifting devices, stereo speakers, microwaves, communications systems and more. Like all magnets, ceramic magnets produce a magnetic field. But they feature a unique … Read More

5 Facts About Lifting Magnets

Have you heard of lifting magnets? Also known as material handling magnets, they leverage a powerful magnetic field to pick up ferrous materials and workpieces. Rather than attempting to physically lift ferrous materials and workpieces — something that could result … Read More