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How to Test Lifting Magnets?
Prior to managing any material handling equipment, proper steps to testing must be carried
out especially there are always heavy loads involved. All permanent lifting magnets must pass
the requirement stated in ASME B30.20. compliance for the close-proximity operated magnets
Lifting Magnets Operational Safety
Hazards always present in the steel manufacturing working environment and as a lifting
magnets supplier, we cannot emphasis more on the equipment’s operational safety...
Development and Applications of Samarium Cobalt Magnets
Classified as permanent rare-earth magnets, samarium cobalt magnets have strong magnetic
fields and are mainly made of alloy elements of samarium (Lanthanide group) and cobalt...
Benefits of Purchasing Lifting Magnets with Limited Lifetime Warranty
There are lots of choices of permanent lifting magnets available in the market with different
designs, materials of construction and product warranties. Armstrong Magnetics is the only
company that offers Limited Lifetime Warranty on every NL-B series permanent lifting
B-H Curves for Ceramic, Samarium Cobalt or Neodymium Magnets
B is the nomenclature for magnetic flux density (induction) and H is magnetic field strength;
a B-H curve plots out the relationship between them for a particular ferromagnetic material
Inspections on Lifting Magnets
To ensure zero incidents, you must make sure that your lifting magnets
are in good functional conditions before every use. Initial, frequent and periodic inspections must be
carried out thoroughly by qualified personnel...
How to Select Material Grades for Neodymium Magnets?
The material grade is the Maximum Energy Product, (BH)max, or the maximum strength that such
magnet material can be magnetized to...
How to Properly Maintain Permanent Lifting Magnets?
When you receive your When you receive your lifting magnets from us, you should find their
operational manuals with a maintenance section inside the packages. It is important to read
and understand the content in this section, in addition to ASME B30.20. Close-Proximity-
Operated Magnets Maintenance...
What are Coating and Plating Options for Neodymium Magnets?
Neodymium magnets can be easily oxidized if exposed to air and moisture in atmosphere, and
would become structurally vulnerable leading to breakage...
How are Neodymium Magnets Made?
Not only do we stock large selection in different sizes, shapes and grades, we also
manufacture custom magnets to meet customers’ design criteria. So, what kind of process steps
are involved in making these permanent magnets?...
Safety Precaution for Handling Neodymium Magnets
Since tremendous amount of strength are packed in these miniature brittle products, you must
follow cautionary procedures to avoid personal injury and property/material damage...
Load Characteristics When Selecting Lifting Magnets
Before you place an order for lifting magnets, you need to fully understand your operation,
loads characteristics and how they can affect the lifting operation...
Why Should You Strictly Follow Lifting Magnets Compliances?
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has come up with compliance standards ASME
B30.20 for manufacturing and operating magnetic lifting equipment...
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