Magnet Facts

  1. Magnetically Coupled Pumps vs. Mechanical Seals and Canned Motors

    Magnetically Coupled Pumps vs. Mechanical Seals and Canned Motors
    If you work in chemical process industries (CPI), specifically with pumped media that has a moderate to high hazard potential, you’ll likely use one of the following sealing systems: Double mechanical seals (liquid-sealed or gas-sealed) Canned motors Magnetic coupling Mechanical seals that are liquid-sealed are used fairly frequently, despite disadvantages, including a highly complex sealing system that can result in high maintenance costs. Gas-sealed mechanical seals are good for simple gas, particularly in vertical pumps, and tend to have lower operating/maintenance costs. However, when you consider operation, maintenance, and safety, canned motors and magnetic couplings are really the only efficient choices — here’s why: Continue reading →
  2. Field Crews Use Magnets to Encourage Social Distancing

    Field Crews Use Magnets to Encourage Social Distancing
    These days, people have to think about social distancing when they go to work, both from their co-workers and clients or customers. If you are in a profession such as an electrician, postal service worker, or waste collector, social distancing is even more important as you can come into contact with people and objects that are high traffic. To protect yourself, you can use magnets on your vehicle to remind passersby and clientele to stay a safe distance away at all times.  Continue reading →
  3. The Rich History of Magnets

    The Rich History of Magnets
    Ever wonder where the word “magnet” comes from or what the story is behind it? It’s not as simple as you may think. Continue reading →
  4. Industries That Could Be Revolutionized Thanks to Magnetic Breakthroughs

    Industries That Could Be Revolutionized Thanks to Magnetic Breakthroughs
    When we think of items that have helped revolutionize various industries, we may think as far back as the printing press and its impacts on the newspaper industry. Maybe we think of the Internet and its effect on nearly every industry imaginable. But what about magnets? Surely we know magnets are important, but do they still have a breakthrough-worthy impact on revolutionizing industries today?  Here are just a few industries that are using the power of magnets to revolutionize their work.  Continue reading →
  5. How Professional Printers Can Use Our Magnets

    How Professional Printers Can Use Our Magnets
    Do you make books, newspapers, magazines, or brochures? Chances are, that makes you a professional printer and a master of tailored mass production. We have many clients in the printing industry, and they use our magnets in a variety of their products including, as previously mentioned, brochures, as well as binders, boxes, and additional presentational pieces.  Continue reading →
  6. Magnets in a Greenhouse or Nursery

    Magnets in a Greenhouse or Nursery
    Do you own a nursery or a greenhouse? Whether you’re involved with a small business endeavor or a much larger industrial-sized operation, magnets are an aesthetically pleasing method of organization (in more ways than you might think!). When you’re in a visual business –– flowers, colorful fruits and vegetables, and gorgeous yard arrangements –– you don’t want a method of storage or organization that distracts from the beauty of your product. Continue reading →
  7. Apex CAN Help: Magnetic Pulleys for Canning and Up-stacking Lids

    Apex CAN Help: Magnetic Pulleys for Canning and Up-stacking Lids
    Magnetic pulley systems are used in many industries to separate unwanted ferrous material from the product at hand. That product could be food, pharmaceuticals, toys, or small parts of a larger whole. But one specific item that can seriously benefit from a magnetized pulley system is the simple can. Whether you’re manufacturing cans for food, drinks, or packaging, you can use the power of magnets to streamline the assembly system, making the process more efficient, accurate, and safe.  Continue reading →
  8. How Businesses Use Carabiner Hook Magnets

    How Businesses Use Carabiner Hook Magnets
    When people think about carabiners, they typically think of the steel and aluminum accessories used in rope-intensive adventure sports like rock climbing, repelling, spelunking, and sailing. But carabiners –– specifically magnetic carabiner hooks –– can also be used more practically in a variety of businesses like restaurants, construction, and window washing.  Carabiner Magnets in Restaurants A restaurant, or more specifically, a...
  9. Essentials of Arc Magnets

    Essentials of Arc Magnets
    With so many different types of magnets available, it’s good to know the differences between the types, and what they can all be used for. When looking at arc magnets, many think that with their curved shape, these magnets are only used by specialists. However, they’re actually one of the most commonly used types of magnets. Below, we're covering arc...
  10. Video Guide to Magnets

    Video Guide to Magnets
    When it comes to magnets and magnetism, most people have a general sense of what the two are. However, many don’t know or are just really intrigued by the overall process needed to create these items. Whether you know nothing about magnet creation or you want to know as much as possible (we like you) we’re exploring how magnets are...

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