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17/02/2022

New Magnetic Bed Could Revolutionise Pickup Trucks

Car manufacturer Ford have filed a new patent and it may just be the change you’ve been waiting for since you passed your driving test. Ford recently filed a patent application for a magnetic bed to keep items secure in the bed of trucks.

02/12/2021

FIRST4MAGNETS Launch Custom Printing Service

FIRST4MAGNETS is extremely excited to announce that we will now be providing a fully customisable printable magnets service, allowing our customers to customise a range of our magnets and receive them fully finalised and completely printed.

15/06/2021

Lockdown sees spike in Model Railway sales

Model railway maker Hornby has reported a huge jump in annual sales, which is great to see as thousands of people rediscover their love for their old hobbies in lockdown. The model making firm which sells both Hornby and Scalextric saw their sales increase by 28% compared to the previous year. Both children and adults have had to spend an increased amount of time inside over the last 15 months and this has allowed people to discover a new hobby or make time in their life for an old hobby.... Read More

27/05/2021

Ellis Mather Presents Newark Festival Is Back For Summer 2021!

We are delighted to confirm that Ellis Mather presents Newark Festival will go ahead this summer and will take place on Saturday 21 August 2021, with favourites McFly joined by special guests Gabrielle, Vernon Kay and Lemar! Following a difficult 2020 which meant restrictions prevented events from going ahead, organisers have been working to ensure Ellis Mather Presents Newark Festival will go ahead in 2021. The community has always been at the heart of the festival, uniting friends and family, and ensuring this is done in a fun and safe... Read More

26/05/2021

FIRST4MAGNETS Introduces Apple Pay for online customers

FIRST4MAGNETS have now introduced Apple Pay for our UK & European customers, giving more options for checkout, allowing customers to easily checkout on the go, and making our shopping experience even more seamless. Apple Pay is an easy and safe way to pay online for anyone using an Apple device and is just as simple as using your physical card. The payment option allows you to make secure contactless payments in shop, on apps and online. Millions of retailers accept Apple Pay online and FIRST4MAGNETS are now happy to be... Read More

13/05/2021

A new way to recover rare earth magnets from electric motors?

Rare-earth magnets are commonly used in electric cars motors, but nearly none of these motors are recycled – this is similar for the motors in computer hard drives, domestic appliances, and cordless tools, which all also contain rare-earth magnets. Despite their name, not all rare-earth magnets are rare, for example Neodymium is extremely popular and used commonly, but recycling these from motors can prove difficult. “The typical process of shredding and separating applied to electronic waste makes the recovery of rare earths difficult”, says Allan Walton, the leader of the... Read More