Lifting Magnet Systems

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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Operating Permanent Lifting Magnets for Heavy Material Handling

Operating Permanent Lifting Magnets for Heavy Material Handling

Permanent industrial magnets are relied upon for heavy material handling for countless industries across the world. They are effective in moving heavy metal plates, blocks and molds, and are used everywhere from docks and warehouses to factories and transportation industries. However, these features and benefits are only available when the equipment is properly utilized, under …

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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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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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