How Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets Help Industrial Businesses

Rare Earth Neodymium Magnets

First developed in the 1970s and first introduced for industrial use in the 1980s, rare earth Neodymium magnets, also known as NdFeB, are high-powered magnets that are capable of picking up heavy items despite their relatively small size. There are three main types of rare earth Neodymium magnets, including regular Neodymium magnets, high corrosion resistant… Read more »

Things to Consider When Buying a Magnetic Sweeper

Selecting a Magnetic Sweeper

Are you interested in investing in a magnetic sweeper that’ll make it easy for you to pick up loose nails, screws, bolts, and more on construction sites? Before you do, there are some factors that you should carefully consider. It’ll help you find the magnetic sweeper that’ll work best for your specific situation. Here are… Read more »

The Advantages of Lifting Magnets Over Other Hoisting Options

Lifting Magnets

Do you own or operate a manufacturing plant that deals with a lot of heavy ferrous metals on a regular basis? You have a lot of hoisting options that you can use to pick these metals up. But your best bet might be to invest in lifting magnets that are capable of picking up metals… Read more »

The Differences Between Permanent and Electromagnets

Electromagnets vs Permanent Magnets

Are you tired of relying on manpower to pick up extremely heavy ferrous metals? Lifting magnets can really come in handy for those who work in an industry that requires them to lift metals on a regular basis. They can cut down on the amount of time you have to spend doing it and allow… Read more »

How Magnetic Brooms Protect Your Business From Tramp Metals

Magnetic Brooms for Tramp Metals

If you’re in the middle of a mining project, tramp metal can cause big problems for you. Tramp metal is any metallic scrap that’s able to work its way onto a conveyor while mining is taking place. Some common examples of tramp metal include bore crown, chains, bucket teeth, bar scrap, and even tools. You… Read more »

Ferrous vs Non-Ferrous Metals

Ferrous vs Non-Ferrous Metals

There are many differences between ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The biggest difference is that ferrous metals have iron in them while non-ferrous metals do not. Another difference is that non-ferrous metals have been around a lot longer than ferrous metals. Non-ferrous metals first showed up on the scene around 5,000 BC, about 3,800 years before… Read more »

Which Metals Are Most Valuable for Recycling?

Recycling Metals

There are more than 200 billion pounds of scrap metal that make their way through U.S. recycling facilities each year. Some of those types of scrap metal are more valuable than others. If you’re seeking to make a little extra money through metal recycling, you should look out for the scrap metals that will yield… Read more »

What is Magnet Fishing?

Underwater Retrieving Magnets

Have you ever wondered what might be located at the bottom of a pond or lake? There is probably everything from old bicycles to valuable jewelry just sitting there waiting for someone to find them. Magnet fishing has made it possible for people to use retrieving magnets to search for metal objects that have found… Read more »

How a Magnetic Sweeper Can Help Your Business

Magnetic Sweepers

If you’re involved in a business such as commercial or residential roofing, it makes sense to have a magnetic sweeper. These handy tools gather materials, including the tiny little ferrous ones your eyes barely notice. Using a magnetic sweeper, you can clean up an area, picking up nails, shards and other magnetic materials in a… Read more »

How an Additive Can Make Industrial Magnets More Versatile

Industrial Magnet Research

High-performance magnets, like the ones that are typically used in electric motors, have traditionally been very expensive. These magnets have also required manufacturers to endure a lengthy manufacturing process. Nevertheless, the National Research Council of Canada may have recently come up with a solution to these problems. The organization has created a cold spray additive… Read more »