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Beth Twohig-Lawton

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

06/11/2020
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Fight back against winter with our magnetic Winter hacks!

We all love how picturesque the frost of Jack Frost looks. We love to get all wrapped up in our hats and scarves for a winter walk and getting home to get cosy by a fire, but we cannot deny that sometimes winter comes with its disadvantages. With this is mind we have put together some of our top magnetic hacks to help eliminate some of your winter problems. Magnetic Car Covers Clearing frost on your car during the winter months is a time-consuming, unwelcomed task. Our solution create your... Read More

23/10/2020
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Expert Magnet of the Month- Hook Magnets

Christmas. Yes, we’ve said it, Christmas! Now is the time to start preparing your store retail displays, perhaps you already have an idea but are unsure how to make your vision come to life? Our Neodymium and Ferrite hook magnets allow for easy interchangeable displays, whilst providing a secure hold. Great for suspending POS and retail signage, or creating seasonal displays or holding lighting to steelwork. With a wide range of colours, sizes and pull strengths available, no solution is out of reach! Therefore, our Experts have chosen these magnets... Read More

09/10/2020
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North & South Good To Knows

Our experts often get questions regarding magnets and how they work. From how North and South work to how that applies to the different ranges. With is in mind, we have broken down all the key bits of information, along with the frequently asked questions our experts get asked, in order to help your understanding on the world of magnets. What are Poles? Every Magnet has at least two magnetic poles, one NORTH and one SOUTH and a magnetic field flows continuously from NORTH to SOUTH. Are there any differences... Read More

02/10/2020
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National Improve Your Office Day

Working in an out of date corporate environment with plain walls and dated equipment has been proven to put your employees in a bad or unproductive mood. So why not take some small steps to help improve or revamp your office or even your home office? Improve Your Office Day encourages you to tidy up, move around, or buy something new for your desk or surrounding area. How about buying a plant or some artwork, or jazz up your stationary collection, or better still upgrade your office with our magnetic... Read More

29/09/2020
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Good to knows on Magnetic Chucks

*15% off our magnetic chucks! Offer ends 19/10/2020! Standard Pole Magnetic Chucks Shapes available: Rectangular & Circular Rectangular Sizes: 160mm x 70mm x 45mm to 600mm dia x 300mm x 58mm Circular Sizes: 125mm dia x 48mm to 500mm dia x 65mm Material: Neodymium Removable operating handle provides simple on-off switching. Suitable for thicker workpieces from 3mm and above. SHOP THE RANGE Fine Pole Magnetic Chucks Shapes available: Rectangular & Circular Rectangular Sides: 160mm x 70mm x 45mm to 600mm dia x 300mm x 58mm Circular Sides: 125mm dia x... Read More

24/09/2020
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Good practices of Magnet Fishing

Magnet fishing is the UK’s latest craze with fishers, metal detecting enthusiasts and even celebrities giving it a go. The concept is simple, drop a magnet into a body of water and see what ferrous materials you find. We’ve known people to find bikes, prams, safes, coins and tools! As part of National Recycling week, we felt like it’s important to highlight the good practices of magnet fishing! Always tidy up after yourselves and recycle any materials you don’t wish to keep.  It’s important to depose of any unwanted... Read More

22/09/2020
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EXPERT MAGNET OF THE MONTH – FERRITE SWEEPER

This month’s expert magnet of the month is our Ferrite Sweeper and with a staggering 40% off for a limited time is certainly something to shout about! If you are looking for a lightweight and durable method for sweeping loose ferrous loads, our 22” Ferrite magnetic sweeper provides a great solution! The adjustable handle allows for use in a variety of environments, and the easy to operate switchable release allows for simple disposal of ferrous loads. Product Specification Ferrite Magnetic Sweeper With Switchable Release 22 inch Ferrite magnetic face. Chunky... Read More

21/09/2020
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National Recycling Week – How do magnets play their part?

National Recycle Week is back for it’s 17th year! The week of celebration was put together by WRAP under the Recycle Now brand. The theme of the week changes each year and this years theme is ‘Together- We Recycle’. This years theme wanted to represent COVID-19 and recognise the sacrifices that our recycling and waste key workers and communities have made to recycling and their continued support to making the world around us a better place, even during a difficult time. Did you know magnets have key roles in recycling... Read More