FIRST4MAGNETS® | BLOG | THE WORLD OF MAGNETS

14/04/2021
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Are Magnets stronger when side by side?

Does placing two magnets side by side double the pull force? We get questions like this from customers regularly about how different set ups of magnets will affect their performance. The answer truly to this question is it depends on the exact circumstances and set up you are using for your magnets. So, we decided to look and explain what the results would be when placing two magnets side by side. The pull force of two magnets side by side attracting to a steel plate can vary in several ways;... Read More

06/04/2021
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Using magnets to safely return to work after lockdown

The roadmap to cautiously lift lockdown is underway and April 12th is a date in many people calendar as they can make a return to their normal working lives. Several restrictions will still be implemented to help keep all workers and customers safe. Whether you are in the hairdressing, fitness, hospitality, or retail industry you will be required to make sure your facilities are safe and here at FIRST4MAGNETS we have a variety of products which can be used to make your workplace as COVID safe as possible. Magnetic Signage... Read More

06/04/2021
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Organising your office with Magnets

April 12th is the day in which a number on industries have been given the green light to reopen, this could see a rise a in people returning to work in offices all over the country. Including those who have been working from home or those that have been placed on furlough. Returning to the workplace may be daunting for some but one thing we can all agree on is that working in an unorganised and outdated environment will prove unproductive. So, we have put together a list of our... Read More

11/03/2021
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Your Frequently asked questions answered

Our experts receive many questions regarding magnets, from how they work to how they are made – so with this in mind we have broken down the key information to answer the most common questions our experts receive to help you better understand the world of magnets! What is the difference between a permanent magnet and an electromagnet? A permanent magnet is a solid material that produces its own consistent magnetic field as the material is magnetised, however a magnetic field exerted by an electromagnet is produced by the flow... Read More

12/02/2021
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Scrap the knife blocks: The best magnetic solution for your knives!

Magnetic knife racks provide a perfect solution to store knives, kitchen utensils and more, safely and hygienically. It is also a great way to showcase your best knives for when you want to show off! With our new range of magnetic knife racks, you will be able to find one that is perfect for your kitchen. Want to discover more about the benefits of installing a magnetic knife rack in your kitchen? Read below! Using a magnetic knife rack has many key advantages. Read on below to explore how they... Read More

26/01/2021
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Improve Your Kitchen With Magnetic Gadgets!

No matter the size of your kitchen, it is all too easy to run out of storage! On the other hand, everyone loves a quirky kitchen gadget to improve the functionality of your cooking space. But let’s be honest, most gadgets out there are just designed to look cool and lack functionality, which more than often can lead to you never using them again. However, we have put together this blog so you can see how our range of magnetic kitchen products can help improve the functionality of your workspace.... Read More

25/01/2021
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Home schooling with magnets!

We sympathise with all of you who are having to home school during this lockdown! We completely understand certain topics may not be interesting to everyone, but we are a firm believer that magnets are a great teaching aid to allow your children to be interactive. It’s time for you to take charge and dismiss those blank little faces looking back at you. Here are our top magnetic tips and activities to help bring some fun back to home schooling! Make their workspace interactive! Our FerroPaint® magnetic paint allows you... Read More

08/01/2021
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National Static Electricity Day!

It has been experienced by a majority of us, whether you were rubbing a party balloon on your head and sticking it to the wall or shuffling your feet across the floor to give your friends or family an cheeky little shock. Static electricity has occasionally added a spark to everyone’s day. Every year national static electricity day is celebrated on the 9th January. This day is dedicated to the observance of static electricity and investigates how we may cause it. Static electricity is vastly different from the electrical current... Read More

06/01/2021
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Commemorating Earth Rotation Day

The biggest magnet on the planet is the earth itself. Today marks the celebration of the earth and in particular it remembers when French Physicist, Leon Foucault, revealed the Earth rotates on its axis! To celebrate we have put together some interesting facts to celebrate the Earth. Why does the earth rotate? “The Earth keeps spinning because it was born spinning” – Kevin Luhman, an assistant professor of astronomy at Penn State Rotating is known as the fundamental behaviour of objects in the universe. To help explain this hear is... Read More

16/12/2020

Last minute Secret Santa ideas all for under £10!!

Uh oh, has somebody forgot to buy their Secret Santa gift?! Don’t worry we have you covered with our top magnetic gifts all for under £10! Magnetic Bottle Opener *CLICK* Open my drink hold my lid! Our magnetic bottle opener easily removes caps from bottles of beer, pop, juice and more using the push and pop off mechanism. This gift is geared for a festival goer, camper or an all-round gadget enthusiast! Magnetic Extendable Torch Our magnetic torches are a handy tool enabling you to retrieve a metal item from... Read More