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Understanding How The Mining Industry Uses Industrial Magnets

Understanding How The Mining Industry Uses Industrial Magnets

The mining industry is one of many industries that rely on industrial magnets. While there are some operational challenges to navigate, they can provide countless benefits to the mining process. If your company isn’t already using industrial magnets, it may be worth it to take the time to understand how incorporating them into your mining …

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Safety and Proper Use of An Industrial Neodymium Magnet

Safety and Proper Use of An Industrial Neodymium Magnet

Neodymium magnets are extremely useful for industrial-scale lifting and are relied upon in many different industries. They are capable of lifting a lot, but require careful handling and maintenance to remain in safe working order. Proper use of a neodymium magnet can prevent accidents, and help you get the most out of your investment. Here …

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How to Properly Operate A Heavy Lifting Device

How to Properly Operate A Heavy Lifting Device

Operating heavy lifting devices is a serious business. There are many moving parts and hazards to look out for, so proper operation is essential to improve the productivity and safety of your job site. But how do you operate a heavy lifting device in the safest, most responsible manner? Let’s go over the best practices …

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Lifting Magnets Vs. Traditional Chains and Hoists for Magnetic Loads

Lifting Magnets Vs. Traditional Chains and Hoists for Magnetic Loads

If you operate within an industry that handles large amounts of ferrous metals, you will need a mechanized system to move that metal around. Historically, chains and hoists have been used to lift heavy materials but now many industries prefer lifting magnets to get the job done. But what is it about lifting magnets that …

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Understanding the Basics of Vacuum Lifting Systems

Understanding the Basics of Vacuum Lifting Systems

Across several industries, there is a daily need to lift extraordinarily heavy items and materials. This is done through various methods such as vacuum lifting systems, magnetic lifting systems or more conventional lifting methods like using hooks, slings or chains. When the materials being lifted aren’t magnetic, vacuum lifting systems have several benefits that make …

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Industrial Magnets | What Is the Difference Between Permanent and Electromagnets?

Industrial Magnets | What Is the Difference Between Permanent and Electromagnets?

Lifting heavy metal materials is an everyday necessity in many metalworking industries. This is often facilitated through the use of high-strength, industrial magnets in conjunction with overhead lifting equipment. Two such types of lifting magnets are Permanent Magnets and Electro Magnets, each with its own benefits and application uses. So, what exactly are the differences …

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Neodymium: The key ingredient of a permanent lifitng magnet

One of the keys to the success and strong performance of Permadur’s permanent lifting magnets is their fundamental magnetic material: Neodymium, which has a number of properties that make it the ideal magnet for use as permanent lifting magnets in sheet handling and manufacturing applications. These properties include: Serious magnetic strength. Neodymium is the strongest …

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Permanent Lifting Magnets: The Relationship Between Quality and Safety

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s everyone’s worst fear come to life: 2,900 pounds of steel come raining down from above. For one Ohio worker—his arm crushed beneath that load—things will never be the same. At the center of this incident was the malfunction of a second-rate lifting magnet.1 In the aftermath OSHA would step in and fine the manufacturer …

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How can a Permanent Lifting Magnet be demagnetized?

Contrary to popular belief, a permanent lifting magnet does not remain in its “permanent” state by default. Proper permanent lifting magnet maintenance is required to maintain its potency. A failure to take care of permanent lifting magnets with the correct protocol could cause the permanent lifting magnet to demagnetize and cause irreversible damage. How can a permanent …

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