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How Using a Road Plate Magnet Keeps Workers Safe and Productive

How Using a Road Plate Magnet Keeps Workers Safe and Productive

Magnets make everything easier. There are innumerable instances where lifting magnets increase productivity while saving time, money, and workers from injury. You might have seen a magnet being used in a factory, at a job site, and on an assembly line, but have you ever seen one being used on the road?  This is where …

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The Many Uses of Lifting Magnets for Industry

The Many Uses of Lifting Magnets for Industry

The uses of magnets are manifold. From hanging good grades on refrigerators to holding together two ends of a piece of jewelry, magnets have become an integral tool in our day-to-day lives. However, lifting magnets have a much heavier purpose, involving the ability to lift and lower immense weights across countless industries. Let’s explore how …

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Understanding Below-The-Hook Mechanical Lifting Devices

Understanding Below-The-Hook Mechanical Lifting Devices

Below-the-hook mechanical lifting devices come in many variations, each suitable for a number of applications. In each variation, a lifting device attaches to an apparatus that can pick up a load and hold it firmly in place as it moves from one place to another. While the general concept remains the same, different mechanical lifting …

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Magnetic Sheet Metal Handling Operational Safety Procedures

Magnetic Sheet Metal Handling Operational Safety Procedures

Sheet metal handling with magnetic lifting systems offers high levels of efficiency and safety when compared to other methods. With qualified and experienced operators, your lifting operation can run more efficiently and safely than traditional lifting methods. But what are the operational safety procedures that facilitate a smooth workflow? Purchasing Safety starts with the purchase …

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Understanding the Benefits of Vacuum Handling Systems

Understanding the Benefits of Vacuum Handling Systems

The construction industry is an industry of movement. Every material used on a project must be quickly and efficiently transferred from point A to point B in order to get the job done. There are many innovative types of machinery that accomplish this goal such as vacuum handling systems. These systems use a unique technology …

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Electromagnetic Lifting Magnets - Caring For Industrial Equipment

Electromagnetic Lifting Magnets – Caring For Industrial Equipment

Electromagnetic lifting magnets are made from the most powerful permanent magnetic material available, neodymium. But how long do they last –  are permanent magnets actually permanent? By nature, these magnets are built to withstand the pressure from the toughest of jobs, and with proper maintenance and care, it’s been estimated that they can be operated …

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Typical Applications For Industrial Strength Magnets

Typical Applications For Industrial Strength Magnets

Industrial strength magnets are used in a variety of applications across several industries. A company may need to transfer loads to shot blast tables, they may need to lift specially shaped loads, or may simply need to lift plates of various sizes. Each application has its own strategy to best match the task.  Auxiliary Poles …

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The Main Features of Permanent Industrial Lifting Electromagnets

The Main Features of Permanent Industrial Lifting Electromagnets

When it comes to lifting magnets, nothing is one-size-fits-all. There are various types and applications, each with its own benefits and shortcomings. Permanent industrial lifting electromagnets are some of the more commonly used options, and with good reason. Understanding the main features of this lifting magnet can help businesses make the decision on the best …

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Plate Lifting Equipment Vulnerabilities and Common Causes of Accidents

Plate Lifting Equipment Vulnerabilities and Common Causes of Accidents

Plate lifting equipment is a significant investment that is important to protect. Not only are pieces of equipment like heavy lifting magnets expensive, but they facilitate the daily operations of your business. Most damage occurs due to collisions with other heavy objects and some parts of magnet lifting systems are more vulnerable to damage than …

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Understanding The Working Principles of Electro-Permanent Lifting Magnets

Understanding The Working Principles of Electro-Permanent Lifting Magnets

Electro-permanent lifting magnets are a type of industrial lifting magnet made from steel parts, coils, magnetic materials, and an electric control device. This hybrid has permanent lifting magnets that can be turned ‘off and on’ with electricity.  They are quite efficient in handling heavy materials but they, like all magnets, have their own benefits and …

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