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Magnet Information

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

06/11/2020

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

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

29/09/2020

Good to knows on Magnetic Chucks

*15% off our magnetic chucks! Offer ends 19/10/2020! Top tip You can magnetically clamp a fine pole pitch on top of the standard pole, so you can machine thinner steal and without having to remove the standard chuck. Common Applications Magnetic Chucks are an alternative to the traditional workholding machinery, as they use magnetic force from permanent magnets to clamp and secure work pieces in place. Our magnetic chucks have been engineered to give the customer an effective and instant holding force, that will consistently and safely clamp the material... Read More

22/09/2020

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. Expert thought: Our Ferrite Sweeper requires zero maintenance and are corrosion resistant, meaning it... Read More

11/09/2020
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GOOD TO KNOWS ON OUR ELECTROMAGNET RANGE

Electromagnets are also commonly known as solenoids and we have a wide range of energise-to-hold and energise-to-release available to suit many applications. They utilise electricity to provide a strong magnetic hold or release in both manual and automated holding and handing applications. Below you will find all the good to knows and differences of both ranges. Product Specification Common Applications Common applications for these electromagnets include access control on fire and security doors and hatches, machine guards, automated assembly lines, robotics. If you require any advice about the application of electromagnets, please... Read More

13/08/2020

Expert magnet of the month- Neodymium Swivel hook Magnet

These strong Neodymium pot magnets with rubber base and swivel hook are ideal for holding various items in any desired direction. The swivel feature brings simple versatility, allowing you to hang many items in any desired position, thanks to their 180 swivel and 360 rotation. Therefore, our experts have chosen it as this month’s magnet of the month! If you are a keen camper, caravanner, fisher or need a storage solution for your work van, this magnet is the one for you!   Product Specification Neodymium Pot Magnet with Rubber... Read More

22/07/2020

GOOD TO KNOWS ON OUR FLEXIBLE ADHESIVE RANGE

Here we have put together all you need to know about our flexible adhesive range, from top tips to frequently asked questions. Top tip Our number one rule for when you use any of our products with adhesive backing, is once you stick the product down, you must leave the adhesive to cure for 24-32 hours. If you don’t, you risk the product peeling away. Are SteelFlex®/ FerroFlex® magnets? SteelFlex® and FerroFlex® range are not magnets. They are in fact made from a ferrous material, which magnets attract to. For... Read More