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Product review – Magnetic Sweeper

If you work in or run a workshop or factory, you will appreciate the inconvenience that metal debris can cause either on the shop floor or in forecourts and yards. Metal debris is a hazard for employees and for vehicles; punctured tyres can cost a business hundreds of pounds a year and employee safety should always be the number one priority. Elsewhere, closing motorways and ‘A’ roads following road collisions costs the UK economy millions of pounds every year. One of the hazards following a collision is ferrous debris on... Read More


Product review – Educational and highly addictive tangram puzzle

At we love to educate young people about the fascinating world of magnets, probably because we are big kids ourselves! Magnets are great for making learning fun and I’m sure we all remember fondly the days in the school science lab conducting experiments with bar magnets, horseshoe magnets and iron filings! With new products becoming available all the time learning with magnets need not be confined to the school science lab – our magnetic tangram puzzle is great fun and just by playing with it children can learn about... Read More


Product review – Diving magnet with aluminium handle and eyebolt attachments

Specially designed diving magnets are used by many scuba and commercial divers as temporary anchor points on ferrous objects when exploring or working underwater. These temporary anchor points are vital for divers wanting to maintain complete control of their position in the water in strong currents and keep both hands free for the task before them. Following requests from divers all over Europe the technical experts at first4magnets sought advice from a selection of divers and set about designing a diving magnet that would be an ideal solution for both... Read More

, help make UK architect’s charity endeavour child’s play

At we were delighted when Sam Turner, architectural assistant at mæ architects contacted us with a brand new challenge, and one which would make all the difference to a very worthy cause. Mæ were selected as one of the world’s 20 best architects to design and build a dolls’ house as part of the unique ‘A Dolls’ House’ project organised by Cathedral Group for the benefit of KIDS, a UK charity supporting disabled children, young people and their families. ‘A Dolls’ House’ will see 20 architects, designers and artists... Read More


Need magnets quick? Same day dispatch until 3pm from, the UKs number one online retailer of magnets is improving its already renowned customer service by extending its same day dispatch policy to include every order placed up until 3pm. Whether you are a business or private customer, you can take advantage of same-day dispatch before 3pm. With 10,000,000 magnets in stock and a range of delivery options including First Class Royal Mail as standard plus guaranteed next-day delivery before 5pm or 12pm and even a same-day service for those really urgent orders we are confident of meeting the... Read More


Through the eyes of a penguin egg, how magnets helped documentary producers get closer to a colony of emperor penguins than ever before

It’s the middle of the Antarctic winter and a colony of emperor penguins are making their 60+mile trek across the frozen landscape in -60oC conditions to their rookery. Amongst the 1,000 strong horde there are a few extraordinary newcomers unlike the other penguins. These penguins look just like the others but aren’t emperor penguins at all, they are animatronic robot penguins with on-board state of the art HD cameras, deployed by a skilful production team on a project to silently infiltrate the colony and capture up-close and personal, never before... Read More


Magnet wholesaler now offering same-day delivery, a leading UK supplier of magnets and magnetic assemblies renowned for its outstanding customer service, has teamed up with Royal Mail to offer same-day delivery on urgent orders placed before 3pm, Monday to Friday. Whether you are a business or private customer, you can take advantage of same-day delivery when purchasing any of the 400 products from With 10,000,000 magnets in stock and Sameday™ delivery, even the most urgent demands can be met. Matthew Ellis, Director of Sales at said: “I am delighted to announce that Read More


From space shuttles to your desk, introducing the latest must-have gadget – the FerroPod

Have you ever wondered how magnetism works? Well, with the latest innovation from you can skip the physics lesson and see for yourself. Watch the amazing FerroPod video now – FerroPod is the latest scientific gadget that would grace any office or classroom. This unique invention harnesses the magic of a unique ferrofluid, suspended within a clear liquid. When one or both of the strong magnets included with the FerroPod are placed next to the bottle the ferrofluid reacts in astonishing ways, turning from a runny liquid into... Read More



Nottinghamshire-based, supplier of the UK’s widest range of magnets and magnetic assemblies has today launched its brand new website. The previous website has been given a complete makeover, and a host of new features have been introduced. The intuitive new website makes it easier for customers to find exactly what they are looking for with the ability to browse by shape, size, material or strength, something not offered by other online magnet retailers. One of the core features being introduced is a comprehensive Tech Centre, which provides reliable... Read More

29/07/2013 employee puts best foot forward for charity

Sherryl Etches, Warehouse Operative, at Nottinghamshire-based completed the Clumber Park Race for Life on Saturday, 22 June 2013, raising in excess of £400 for Cancer Research UK. Sherryl ran the 10k race with her daughter, Cathryn, in memory of her mum, and a number of family friends that have sadly lost their battle to cancer in recent years. On crossing the finishing line, Sherryl said “It feels great to have done my bit and raise some money for Cancer Research UK. Like so many others, my family has been... Read More