admin

  1. Magnets Used in Gyms to Operate Exercise Equipment

    Magnets Used in Gyms to Operate Exercise Equipment
    Do you own a gym? Are you thinking about buying one? Maybe you just want to upgrade your own home gym. In any case, you are probably looking for specific exercise equipment to fill your space. What you might not realize is that one of the many choices you’ll have to make is whether or not to use magnetic resistance...
  2. Magnetic Water Treatment in the Agriculture Industry

    Magnetic Water Treatment in the Agriculture Industry
    In agriculture, a high concentration of salt accumulation in the soil can decrease the value of farmlands and productivity — meaning less healthy or less abundant crops for farmers. Because of this, there is a need to reduce salinity in soil and “improve the leaching of salts below the root zones of salt-sensitive crops,” such as potatoes, tomatoes, and citrus...
  3. Magnet Hacks for Musicians

    Magnet Hacks for Musicians
    There’s more to magnets than what meets the eye—even for musicians! We put together a list of some DIY magnet hacks specifically for musicians and audiophiles. This way, they can spend less time finding and organizing their equipment and more time jamming.  Create a makeshift paper clip It’s a common fear with performers—you’re on stage, ready to play, and then...all...
  4. DIY Miniature Pie Magnets for Thanksgiving

    DIY Miniature Pie Magnets for Thanksgiving
    Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year and want to find a way to get the kids involved? Keep them busy while you’re cooking by having them make these miniature pie magnets to give away as gifts to their aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, and other loved ones! These also make a great quick decoration to make your kitchen feel a...
  5. Storing Outdoor Furniture Cushions and Throw Pillows with Magnets

    Storing Outdoor Furniture Cushions and Throw Pillows with Magnets
    When the weather is nice, outdoor space, whether it’s on a porch, deck, or patio, is often the heart of the home. Because of this, you may splurge on nicer outdoor furniture with removable cushions for entertaining guests and relaxing. Some outdoor furniture is built for multiple seasons, but to make sure it lasts, it’s important to take care of...
  6. St. Jude Receives World's Largest Superconducting Magnet for Research

    St. Jude Receives World's Largest Superconducting Magnet for Research
    On September 5th, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, located in Memphis, TN, received the largest superconducting magnet in the world. You may be asking, ”what would a hospital need a 10-ton magnet that’s a million times stronger than the earth’s magnetic field for?” Below, you’ll find your answer.  Background The superconducting magnet was designed/built in Zurich, Switzerland and was manufactured...
  7. Robotic Gripper Uses Magnets to Absorb Shocks

    Robotic Gripper Uses Magnets to Absorb Shocks
    Grip firmness is an important trait of human hands—we have the capability to handle something delicate, such as an egg, but we’re also able to hold a baseball bat with enough strength to hit a baseball and send it flying. Scientists have now found a way to make a robotic hand share this same characteristic.   About the Shock-Absorbing Gripper The...
  8. How Magnets Are Used in the Creative World of Product Packaging

    How Magnets Are Used in the Creative World of Product Packaging
    Creative designers and retailers in manufacturing companies are looking to create the most innovative and easy-to-use packaging for their products. Some companies want to take it a step further and create even more unique packaging that actually engages customers in its use. To do so requires them to experiment with new materials. In recent years, magnets have become a popular choice. Continue reading →
  9. Mooring and Maritime Magnets

    Mooring and Maritime Magnets
    Silversea Cruises — a luxury cruise liner with headquarters in Monaco — has begun implementing powerful permanent magnets as a part of their effort to moor passenger excursion boats against the larger vessel. The goal is to deploy Zodiac boats safely, quickly, and efficiently, and return them to the cruise ship in the same manner.  Continue reading →
  10. Laser Light Turns Metals into Magnets

    Laser Light Turns Metals into Magnets
    Normally, it’s possible for light to transform the properties of a material; however, these properties must exist to be manipulated. Physicists now believe they have found a way to use lasers to transform the properties of a material, creating new properties. Specifically, they have discovered a way to make non-magnetic materials magnetic.  Continue reading →

Items 1 to 10 of 282 total

Copyright © 2019 Apex Magnets. All rights reserved.