Magnet Facts

  1. 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 →
  2. 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 →
  3. 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 →
  4. 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 →
  5. 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 →
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. How to Determine Which Pull Force is Right For Your Project

    How to Determine Which Pull Force is Right For Your Project
    While altering size is one way to impact a magnet’s strength, it can become quite expensive to shop for larger magnets if you’re using a lot of them. That’s why it’s important to understand what you’re actually buying as choosing the right pull force can get you the best bang for your buck when it comes to magnet shopping!  What...
  10. Carl Friedrich Gauss: Contributions to Magnetism

    Carl Friedrich Gauss: Contributions to Magnetism
    In addition to being a brilliant mathematician, astronomer, and physicist, Carl Friedrich Gauss was also a pioneer in the fields of magnetism and electricity. His contributions over his lifetime of knowledge have even led him to be honored as one of the most influential mathematicians to this day. Below, we’ll cover a few of his accomplishments in relation to magnetism (as we can’t cover all his accomplishments in one blog post!): Continue reading →

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