Did you watch the space launch on Saturday? We certainly did! SpaceX Dragon has successfully launched into space on Saturday 30th May 2020 and has now arrived at the International Space Station (ISS)! This is an incredible achievement within space history. Here are some fun facts and research done by ISS with the use of magnets! FOOD AND DRINK In space you can’t simply place something on a surface and walk away from it. It is reported astronauts often lose things and can spend their time searching for lost items.... Read More
Who’s excited for the SpaceX launch on Saturday? We certainly are! For those of you unsure, Nasa and SpaceX are making history this Saturday 30th May, by launching two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time since 2011! Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley are due to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) at 8.22pm UK time, in a spacecraft built by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s company. If successful, this will be the first time this act would have been performed by a privately-owned company. The mission... Read More
Welcome to the penultimate episode of our Experts’ Favourite Magnets series. It’s a sad day as we conclude our 5th and final post. Fortunately, we have Mr David Gault, the Head of Production at Magnet Expert, revealing his favourite magnet to us today! But before we get started, lets recap the last few weeks. We started off with Juan who was a big fan of the Feel Flux Skills! Then we moved onto the Head of Sales & Marketing, Mr Simon Elliott whose favourite magnet was the Neodymium Clamping Magnet with... Read More
Welcome to week 4 of our Experts’ Favourite Magnets series. Over the past few weeks, our experts have revealed their favourite magnets and how you can use them at home or at work. Sadly, we are nearing the end of our blog post series with only 2 experts left to reveal their magnets *crowd gasps* … but don’t be too downhearted, we’ll be back with more great content! Today, Nathan ‘Mason’ Wallace takes the time to tell us about his magnet of choice. In keeping with tradition, here’s a bit... Read More
When you think about the many applications that First4Magnets’ Neodymium Magnets can be used for, the first thing that comes to mind might not be levitation. However, as you can see below, that’s exactly what the creative guys over at the Tonbridge School Physics Department have used them for!
Last week we launched the first blog post in the series of Our Experts’ Favourite Magnets. Our team are taking the time to reveal their favourites and the reasons why they rate them so highly. We started off with Juan Suarez-Robinson, our fresh-faced Customer Sales Adviser whose favourite magnet is the Feel Flux gadget! Take a read. This week, our Head of Sales and Marketing, Simon Elliott, will be chatting to us and revealing his favourite magnet! But first, a bit about the man himself. Simon is a charismatic leader with natural... Read More
Magnets are here, there and everywhere and a lot of the time we don’t even realise it. For instance, in the smartphone or other electronic devise that you are reading this post on, there will be magnets hard at work. In this blog post, we will reveal where magnets sit in various applications that you use everyday! You’ll never use them again without thinking of the unsung hero, the magnet.
Over the next couple of weeks, our experts will be revealing their favourite magnets and the reasons why they rate them so highly. We will see everything from magnetic gifts and games to solution based magnetic applications that can be used by yourself in everyday life!
Magnets are here, there and everywhere and we don’t even realise it. From the device you are reading this article on, to the hidden catches on your gate, magnets are an extremely versatile product with endless possibilities; they are an unsung hero in our opinion! With the British Grand Prix this weekend, support will no doubt be high for Lewis Hamilton! To get you in the mood for all things motor sport, we decided to take a look into how magnets are used within the automotive industry. We’ll be exploring... Read More