November 2017

  1. DIY Advent Calendar (With Magnets, Of Course!)

    DIY Advent Calendar (With Magnets, Of Course!)
    Christmas is on the way and if you’re as excited as we are, you’re probably counting down the days until it arrives! If you’re looking for a creative way of keeping track of the passing days, we’ve got the perfect magnetic  project for you inspired by Inspiration Made Simple. This DIY advent calendar features a snowman countdown that'll will keep your spirits bright for the next 25 days straight.  Continue reading →
  2. Magnets in the Mail: The Ins and Outs of Transportation and Returns

    Magnets in the Mail: The Ins and Outs of Transportation and Returns
    We’ve all received wedding invites or Christmas photos with magnetic backings to attach to our refrigerators. While these magnets can be easily mailed in an envelope without much risk involved, more powerful magnets can do a lot of damage if improperly mailed.  Continue reading →
  3. 2017 Apex Magnets Gift Guide

    2017 Apex Magnets Gift Guide
    The holiday season is in full swing and you’re probably making your shopping list (and checking it twice). While some of the people on your list are easy to shop for, others probably present a bigger challenge. We have plenty of unique magnet gift ideas for every friend, family member, and coworker on your shopping list. Continue reading →
  4. Magnetic Personalities: Michael Faraday

    Magnetic Personalities: Michael Faraday
    To say chemist and physicist Michael Faraday had an impact on our understanding of electromagnetism would be an understatement. In fact, he basically established the field of electromagnetic research. You don’t get a scientific law and a unit of measurement named after you for nothing! In our latest installment of the Magnetic Personalities series, we’re taking a look at this great scientist’s amazing life. Continue reading →
  5. Cork Turkey Magnets

    Cork Turkey Magnets
    We have a new, unique cork turkey magnets project that is easy, fun and festive to make. Our Felt and Cork Turkey Magnets are perfect for the entire family. If you need an activity leading up to Thanksgiving, or a Thanksgiving day craft post-feast, these magnets are a great option. Continue reading →
  6. Countersunk Magnets: From Purchase to Installation

    Countersunk Magnets: From Purchase to Installation
    You’ve probably seen them before: ring-shaped magnets that look like washers with wedges cut out of the middle. These are countersunk magnets. Also called countersink magnets, the design is intentional—the wedge and hole exist so the countersunk magnet can be anchored in place by a single screw. Their strange design makes them extremely useful in the right situations.  Continue reading →
  7. Magnetic Mason Jar Craft: Thanksgiving Edition

    Magnetic Mason Jar Craft: Thanksgiving Edition
    Ralph Waldo Emerson once said to “cultivate the habit of being grateful, for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.” It’s a time-old tradition to reflect on what you’re thankful on Thanksgiving. Many families have their own practices in regards to giving thanks this time of year. Whether you take turns at the dinner table on Thanksgiving day, or write down what you’re thankful for for yourself, it’s great to take time to be grateful for the people, things, and experiences you have encountered this past year. If you’re looking for a nontraditional way to give thanks, we have the perfect magnetic mason jar craft for you.  Continue reading →
  8. Magnet Changes on the Horizon: How Will They Impact Business?

    Magnet Changes on the Horizon: How Will They Impact Business?
    The magnets industry is constantly evolving. Researchers are always tinkering with new metal combinations to bring cheaper, more reliable magnets to the market. But the focus on magnets doesn’t stop on the surface of the earth. Recently, the Department of Energy awarded $20 million to extract rare earth elements from old coal mines in the Appalachians — a major development considering we’ve long depended on China to supply us with rare earth materials.  Continue reading →
  9. Magnetic Fields: Secret Galactic Heroes

    Magnetic Fields:  Secret Galactic Heroes
    Poor magnetic fields. They tend to get overshadowed by bigger, more powerful celestial bodies and phenomena like black holes, colliding galaxies, and the Big Bang. However, this force quite literally hold the galaxy together. Magnetic fields are the true heroes of the galaxy and it’s about time they get the recognition that they deserve. Continue reading →
  10. The Ins and Outs of Gaussmeters and Teslameters: How They Work

    The Ins and Outs of Gaussmeters and Teslameters: How They Work
    Whether you call it a gaussmeter or a teslameter, any device that can read the invisible strength of a magnet is an exciting product. But before you rip a gaussmeter out of its packaging and begin carrying it from magnet to magnet, it’s good to understand the product’s ins and outs.  Continue reading →

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