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  1. Apex Vendor Guide for Purchasing Managers: Price and Customer-Service

    Apex Vendor Guide for Purchasing Managers: Price and Customer-Service
    Are you in the process of selecting a magnet vendor? If so, you’re probably looking into things like quality and availability of raw materials. You’re determining your choices, perhaps making some calls, and narrowing down the list. But what about additional selling points like price or customer service? As a companion to our previous guide for purchasing managers (which covers product details based on intended use), we’ve compiled a resource to help make your job a little easier. People who research Apex know we have high-quality products, but in this blog, let’s dive into price and customer-service. Continue reading →
  2. Military Removal of Landmines with Magnetic Rakes

    Military Removal of Landmines with Magnetic Rakes
    What exactly is a land mine? Well, this refers to a dangerous explosive device that is generally concealed underground, perhaps several feet below the surface or covered by a thin layer of dirt, sand, or vegetation. The military, in this country and many others, has historically used these weapons as a way to quickly disable or destroy enemy tanks and other vehicles. They might be detonated by way of pressure, movement, sound, magnetism, or vibration. Either way, the blast effect can be devastating. Continue reading →
  3. What Happens If...Magnet Edition

    What Happens If...Magnet Edition
    We can’t be the only ones who have wondered what happens to magnets when they’re put in abnormal circumstances. If you agree, or if you hadn’t thought of it, we’re sharing our findings with you so you don’t have to be kept up at night thinking about them.  Continue reading →
  4. Magnets in the Fishing Industry

    Magnets in the Fishing Industry
    If you work in the fishing industry and regularly find yourself on a boat at sea, magnets can make your job easier, safer, and more secure, even on the choppiest waves. Nowadays, most mid and large-sized boats are made of steel, making them the perfect mount for magnets in all shapes and sizes. Below, we’ll cover several ways you might consider using magnets on your fishing boat.  Continue reading →
  5. Police Officers: How to Use Magnets to Holster a Weapon and More

    Police Officers: How to Use Magnets to Holster a Weapon and More
    As a police officer, you may find yourself in a dangerous situation. You’re responsible for your own life, the lives of your fellow officers, and the lives of the public, so the pressure is on, and any convenience or safety-related tool could help. Here’s how magnets can help —  Continue reading →
  6. Magnetic Chute Separators Used in Animal Feeding

    Magnetic Chute Separators Used in Animal Feeding
    If you work in agriculture or livestock, then you’re probably familiar with an animal feed chute. For those not in the field, a feed chute is what you would use to push high volumes of dry animal feed product into an enclosure or holding pen. The food would be fed (no pun intended) directly into the chute to flow down vertically due to gravity. Sounds simple, right? Dry feed plus gravity equals happy animals? Not so fast. You wouldn’t want to forget about magnets! Continue reading →
  7. Magnetic Sweepers and Parking Lot Maintenance

    Magnetic Sweepers and Parking Lot Maintenance
    Many business owners have to maintain a parking lot — it’s a responsibility that is often forgotten amidst the long list of other tasks and to-dos. This task shouldn’t be taken lightly though — as long as you own your lot, it’s your job to make sure it’s clean and accessible, whether you do the cleanup yourself or hire workers to come in and do it for you. Continue reading →
  8. To Customize Or Not to Customize? The Question That Creates More Questions

    To Customize Or Not to Customize? The Question That Creates More Questions
    If you’re wondering whether you need a customized magnet from Apex, or if perhaps there is an existing in-stock product that suits your needs, this is the blog for you. What we can tell you is that your original question — Should I go custom? — begets more questions. No matter which direction you choose — to customize or not to customize — we can help you determine and make your next move.  Continue reading →
  9. More on Magnetic Poles and Industry Standards

    More on Magnetic Poles and Industry Standards
    Truthfully, most of us know the bare minimum about magnetic poles. We know there are two of them — North and South poles — and that opposites attract. Some of us may even know that this is referred to as magnetic dipole (di meaning two). But what are magnetic poles really?  Simply put, magnetics poles are the surfaces from which invisible magnetic field lines of magnetic flux emit and connect -- leaving the North end of a magnet to enter the South end. If you’re going to be using magnets regularly, especially as an effort to streamline, organize, or otherwise improve your business, continue reading to understand more about poles.  Continue reading →
  10. Use Magnets to Reduce Risk in Construction Zones

    Use Magnets to Reduce Risk in Construction Zones
    Construction zones are places of planning, craftsmanship, and if we’re being real, quite a bit of potential danger. There are plenty of opportunities for something to fall on your head, trip you up, or crumble beneath your weight. Because of all this risk, construction workers need fixed, reliable blueprints and solid working tools and materials to reduce as much risk as possible. As you might have suspected if you’ve read our blog before — magnets are the answer! Continue reading →

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