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.
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Having already seen magnets used to test if the Covid-19 Vaccine made your arm magnetic (which they do not), magnets have blown up again on TikTok in the form of magnetic balls. Despite the popularity around this trend, parents should be wary of their children and the dangers these small magnets present.
Our magnets have been popular with DIY enthusiasts for years and we are lucky enough to receive emails and messages regularly from customers showing and explaining how they’ve used our magnets in their latest project.
During these extraordinary times, many people have had time to decorate, renovate and improve their own homes, and being able to tackle some DIY has been a much-needed form of relief for many whether they are an expert or a complete beginner.
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
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
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
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