uses of magnets

  1. 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 →
  2. Permanent Magnets Used as Tools for Welding

    Permanent Magnets Used as Tools for Welding
    Welding is the process of joining or fusing materials –– primarily metal –– through controlled heat, melting the workpieces together and then letting them cool into place. It’s used in an assortment of major industries including aerospace, automobiles, construction and infrastructure, manufacturing, railroads, and shipping. So...how do magnets fit into this equation?   Continue reading →
  3. Strange Uses of Magnets

    Strange Uses of Magnets
    Quick — think of a magnet! Chances are, you pictured your fridge adorned with postcards and letters. Or maybe you thought about snapping a magnetic pen on a dry erase board. These common uses are only the beginning when it comes to magnets! Below, we’re sharing some of the most unusual ways magnets are used all around us.  Continue reading →
  4. DIY Magnetic Upcycled Crafts Roundup

    DIY Magnetic Upcycled Crafts Roundup
    We all have that one area in our home that has become a designated space for forgotten items. It’s usually called the “junk drawer” or “that storage closet I’ll get to one day” that’s full of old mason jars, buttons, and more.  What if you could turn your unused stuff into something amazing for your home? Well, you can! We have compiled some of our best magnetic upcycled crafts using materials you probably already own.  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. Magnets to the Rescue: How Magnets Can Get You Out of Sticky Situations

    Magnets to the Rescue: How Magnets Can Get You Out of Sticky Situations
    We’ve all been there - the ring that slipped down the drain, the battery that won’t budge --the list of inconvenient situations we all experience around the house could go on and on. These unexpected, but inevitable, annoyances can throw off your whole day. But, the good news is, we’ve found solutions to get you through life’s little surprises. Read on to see how magnets can rescue you in a sticky situation.  Continue reading →
  9. Using Magnets in Model Building

    Using Magnets in Model Building
    Model building, a popular hobby for those with high levels of patience, or for those who might want more patience, includes making small-scale or shrunken models of objects like cars and trucks, houses, planes, ships and boats, and more!  Continue reading →
  10. Organize Your Garage With Magnets

    Organize Your Garage With Magnets
    From holiday decor and gardening tool storage to full-on workshops, most garages are more than just storage spaces for cars. We’ve already shared how to organize your tools and such in your shed, so here are a few ways to use magnets in your garage for decor and small-item storage!  Continue reading →

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