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  1. Apex Magnets Used in Restaurants

    Apex Magnets Used in Restaurants
    Whether you own or manage a mom-and-pop shop, a fast-casual restaurant, or something that might be considered more of a fine dining experience, you can use magnets to level up your restaurant! From organizing items in your kitchen, discreetly holding your point of sales (POS) system, wherever it might be, and advertising, be it in your own window or on a vehicle, the possibilities are endless with magnets.  Continue reading →
  2. Magnetic Exhibits: In-Person and Virtual

    Magnetic Exhibits: In-Person and Virtual
    Being cooped up at home all day isn’t fun for anyone. Why not try to make the best of things, and find educational value while doing so? Together, we’ll explore two museums that are featuring magnetic exhibits for you to virtually visit,  as well as even offering virtual and online resources to fill your time. Continue reading →
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Magnets and Automation in the Face of Social Distancing

    Magnets and Automation in the Face of Social Distancing
    The world is currently facing a pandemic and people are being encouraged to practice social distancing for the foreseeable future. The amount of recommended time for this kind of practice is unknown –– some hypothesizing weeks and others predicting months.  The truth is, even after COVID-19 is under control, it will have a lasting impact on our businesses, but I’m...
  7. Using Magnets to Collect Martian Dust

    Using Magnets to Collect Martian Dust
    Space exploration may still seem like science fiction to some, but rest assured, it is very real, and humanity is learning more each year. Our scientists are actually starting to get down to the nitty-gritty of space, meaning Martian rocks and dust. This highly magnetic material is collected by exploratory rovers so that we can study and reveal any secrets it might hold about Mars’ past, specifically in relation to geologic history.  Continue reading →
  8. Magnetic Water Treatment (MWT): The Effect on Water Productivity

    Magnetic Water Treatment (MWT): The Effect on Water Productivity
    Every year, a massive amount of water is used, and essentially wasted, to keep the agriculture industry profitable. However, people are beginning to realize that clean water is a finite resource (more so in some countries than others), and we need to enact certain ongoing strategies to reduce our level of consumption. This practice of conservation is referred to as...
  9. Magnets Keep Things Clean: The Cleansing Properties of a Magnetic Grid

    Magnets Keep Things Clean: The Cleansing Properties of a Magnetic Grid
    Imagine waking up in the morning and shuffling over to the coffee maker. You pour yourself a hot cup, then reach for the sugar. As you scoop your sugar out of the bag, you notice something shiny. It’s a small shard of metal. If you had been any more tired this morning, there’s a chance you would’ve mixed it into your coffee and swallowed it.  Continue reading →
  10. The Use of Magnets in Prosthodontics

    The Use of Magnets in Prosthodontics
    The field of prosthodontics has utilized magnets for many years, namely in the design of corrective implant-supported overdentures and maxillofacial prosthesis. While prosthodontic engineers, orthodontists, and dentists originally experimented with aluminum-nickel-cobalt magnets (Alnico), their success was limited due to corrosion-causing saliva. More recently, they’ve found success with rare earth magnets like samarium-cobalt and neodymium, which are stronger and more resistant to corrosive elements when coated. Continue reading →

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