Apex Magnets Blog


Uses for Countersunk Magnets

You’re probably more familiar with countersunk magnets than you believe. These ring-shaped magnets look like washers with a raised surface and a hole in the center. The wedge and ...Read more

Uncommon Uses of Magnets

While magnets are useful for everyday applications, such as organizing a cluttered bathroom or kitchen, they can also be utilized in some more unconventional ways!  We’ve rounded up some ...Read more

Keep Kids' Minds Active in the Summer With This Amazing Magnet Pen

It can be hard to find activities for the kids to do that are both educational and fun, but this experiment is just that. Keep your kids busy and their ...Read more

Build Your Own Speaker with Magnets

Magnets make music possible. How? Magnets are an important component of speakers and headphones, as they convert electrical energy into sound energy. The magnets transmit the sound energy through the “...Read more

The Recycling and Disposal of Rare Earth Magnets

While the recycling of rare earth magnets – including neodymium and samarium cobalt – is technically possible, it is not scalable or efficient for most businesses. In fact, less than 1 percent of ...Read more

A Basic Guide to Magnetic Strength

If you’re responsible for procuring magnets for your business, you should have a basic understanding of the variables that impact a magnet’s strength. Why? Because strength relates back ...Read more

Merging Magnetism and Art: At-Home Paint Activity

Over the years, we’ve shared some of our favorite kid-friendly magnetic DIY crafts, from hidden messages and magnetic slime to Valentine’s Day string art and tie-dye marbled clay ...Read more

3 Magnet Crafts Using Hook Magnets

Here at Apex, we love finding ways to use all of our different shaped products. When we need things hung, our first instinct is to look at shelving and grab ...Read more

A World First: Wind Turbines Upgraded With High-Temperature Superconductors

For the first time in energy industry history, high-temperature superconductors—rather than permanent magnets—are being used in wind turbines. Continue reading →Read more

How Are Permanent Magnets Being Used To Make A Revolutionary Energy Accelerator?

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is dedicated to answering basic and applied science questions that range “from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow.” Recently, they ...Read more
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