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Permanent Lifting Magnet Manufacturers Explain ASME Compliance

Permanent lifting magnet manufacturers have greatly increased the strength of their products over the past decade. Improvements throughout the industry have resulted in immensely powerful machinery capable of lifting massive loads. But with increased strength comes increased security measures. Even [...]

October 19th, 2020|Safety & Operation, Sheet lifting & Handling|

Understanding the Benefits of Vacuum Handling Systems

The construction industry is an industry of movement. Every material used on a project must be quickly and efficiently transferred from point A to point B in order to get the job done. There are many innovative types of machinery [...]

September 21st, 2020|Lifting Magnet Systems|

Electromagnetic Lifting Magnets – Caring For Industrial Equipment

Electromagnetic lifting magnets are made from the most powerful permanent magnetic material available, neodymium. But how long do they last -  are permanent magnets actually permanent? By nature, these magnets are built to withstand the pressure from the toughest of [...]

August 17th, 2020|Lifting Magnet Systems|

Typical Applications For Industrial Strength Magnets

Industrial strength magnets are used on a variety of applications across several industries. A company may need to transfer loads to shot blast tables, they may need to lift specially shaped loads, or may simply need to lift plates of [...]

July 20th, 2020|Lifting Magnet Systems, Sheet lifting & Handling|

The Main Features of Permanent Industrial Lifting Electromagnets

When it comes to lifting magnets, nothing is one-size-fits-all. There are various types and applications, each with their own benefits and shortcomings. Permanent industrial lifting electromagnets are some of the more commonly used options, and with good reason. Understanding the [...]

June 15th, 2020|Safety & Operation, Sheet lifting & Handling|

Plate Lifting Equipment Vulnerabilities and Common Causes of Accidents

Plate lifting equipment is a significant investment that is important to protect. Not only are pieces of equipment like heavy lifting magnets expensive, but they facilitate daily operations of your business. Most damage occurs due to collisions with other heavy [...]

Understanding The Principles Of The Electro-Permanent Lifting Magnet

Electro-permanent lifting magnets are a type of industrial lifting magnet made from steel parts, coils, magnetic materials, and an electric control device. This hybrid has permanent lifting magnets that can be turned ‘off and on’ with electricity.  They are quite [...]

April 20th, 2020|Lifting Magnet Systems, Sheet lifting & Handling|

Industrial Magnet Applications in the Mining Industry

The mining industry is one of many industries that rely on industrial magnets. While there are some operational challenges to navigate, they can provide countless benefits to the mining process. If your company isn't already using the industrial magnet, it [...]

February 9th, 2020|Lifting Magnet Systems|

Safety and Proper Use of An Industrial Neodymium Magnet

Neodymium magnets are extremely useful for industrial-scale lifting and are relied upon in many different industries. They are capable of lifting a lot, but require careful handling and maintenance to remain in safe working order. Proper use of a neodymium [...]

January 13th, 2020|Lifting Magnet Systems|

How to Properly Operate A Heavy Lifting Device

Operating heavy lifting devices is a serious business. There are many moving parts and hazards to look out for, so proper operation is essential to improve the productivity and safety of your job site. But how do you operate a [...]

December 16th, 2019|Safety & Operation|
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