November 2018

  1. Measuring the Strength of Magnets

    Measuring the Strength of Magnets
    We all know that there are different kinds of magnets—the magnet holding up your grocery list on your fridge isn’t in the same realm as the one being used to lift cars in the junkyard. So, how do we measure the strength of each of these different kinds of magnets? Continue reading →
  2. DIY Magnetic Calendar

    DIY Magnetic Calendar
    With the new year on the horizon, it’s time to begin planning! Preparing for a brand new year can feel stressful but it doesn’t have to be when you have everything in order. Having one place to arrange all of your events, appointments, and holiday engagements will keep you sane. That’s where your DIY magnetic calendar comes into the picture! Keep your ducks in a row and craft this calendar for your refrigerator. Continue reading →
  3. Shuttering Magnets Being Used in the Construction Industry

    Shuttering Magnets Being Used in the Construction Industry
    When working with concrete or steel in a setting project, it’s incredibly important you have tools sturdy enough to hold pieces in place, but that also have the flexibility to move once everything is set. For this reason, shuttering magnets make for a great option when dealing with steel panels, beams, fences, or concrete, as they are permanent holding magnets offering exceptional sturdiness. When we say permanent, however, we are referring to its holding capability. They are, in fact, highly flexible in regards to movement through its provisions which allow you to release the magnet once the piece you’re working on is finished. Continue reading →
  4. A Magnetic Tablet Tale: Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro Contains 102 Magnets

    A Magnetic Tablet Tale: Apple’s 2018 iPad Pro Contains 102 Magnets
    Just when you thought Apple has run out of innovative ideas for their technology, they do it again. In case you missed it, the 2018 version of the iPad Pro features 102 (!!!) small magnets. Although we tend to assume magnets and technology don’t play well together, we have discovered that magnetic mounts are safe to use on our phones and magnetic cases can actually protect your devices during a fall. So it only makes sense that Apple has found a way to incorporate purposeful magnets into their designs. But why would a tablet need all of these magnets since previous versions functioned without them? Continue reading →
  5. The Different Kinds of Magnetic Tape

    The Different Kinds of Magnetic Tape
    It may come as a surprise, but magnetic tape is exceedingly important to some items we use in our everyday lives.  Just think about it. Those cabinets in your kitchen where store your silverware, plates, cups, and all the rest? Magnetic tape is the perfect way to label them. The framed photos hanging in your house? The invisible magnetic tape keeps them sturdy and in place without the need for nails or damaged walls. That presentation board for your school project? Color magnetic tape and labels can help you get that A. In a lot of ways, the possibilities are endless. But do you know the different kinds of magnetic tape? We’ll detail some below so you can find creative ways to use them yourself! Continue reading →
  6. Are Magnetic Phone Mounts Safe for Your Smartphone?

    Are Magnetic Phone Mounts Safe for Your Smartphone?
    Usually made with neodymium magnets, magnetic phone holders are convenient and easy to use. Since they’ve gotten popular, people have been concerned whether this handy gadget is actually damaging their phones. We’re here to tell you that it’s safe to use a magnetic phone mount, contrary to what many believe. Here are the most common concerns with magnet use around phones and why you have nothing to worry about! Continue reading →
  7. DIY: Turkey Day Fridge Magnets

    DIY: Turkey Day Fridge Magnets
    Want to keep your family busy while you’re cooking dinner? Need to decorate your house for Turkey Day on a budget? Decorate your fridge with cute little turkey magnets! The kiddos can help with the craft with supervision, of course -- someone has to use the glue gun! Continue reading →
  8. Single-Atom Magnet Produced at a Record-High Temperature

    Single-Atom Magnet Produced at a Record-High Temperature
    In the past, we’ve discussed the miraculous new discovery of the single-atom magnet. This single-atom magnet is capable of containing one bit of memory. (Prior to the discovery of this magnet, the smallest data storage device was a molecule!) This was a huge step forward for data storage! Now, scientists have designed and synthesized a high-temperature single-molecule magnet - the first of its kind! A breakthrough like this could even revolutionize the digital storage capabilities of quantum computers. Is this the ultimate limit in high-density data storage? Continue reading →
  9. HOW THEY USED OUR APEX PRODUCTS: FISHING IN...JAPAN?

    HOW THEY USED OUR APEX PRODUCTS: FISHING IN...JAPAN?
    Yes, you read that correctly! Our Apex magnet products don’t only serve customers in the United States. We’re proud to sustain a clientele from all over the world who use our magnets for a variety of different industries. No distance is too long for our delivery because here at Apex, customer satisfaction is our number one priority, It's exciting to hear when our customers find creative ways to utilize our products. Continue reading →
  10. Apple Case Patent Uses High-Powered Magnets to Protect Tech from Falls

    Apple Case Patent Uses High-Powered Magnets to Protect Tech from Falls
    If you own a smartphone, chances are you’ve dropped it a time or two (or three or four...). Hopefully, you had a protective case or screen protector on it to keep it from cracking or messing up anything internally. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case—sometimes, even if you do take precautionary measures, your phone can still be damaged in a fall. Luckily, Apple recently gained the rights to a patent on a protective case. The company filed the patent in March 2015, but it was only made public last month. The patent, titled “Dynamic stabilized magnetic array,” explains how the protective case would use electromagnets to connect devices and accessories to each other. Continue reading →

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