A lifting magnet is an electromagnet that can pick up or lift metal objects. A lifting magnet has magnetic properties in its electrified coil and is normally attached to a crane. The crane then positions the magnet above the objects and the magnet is energized. Lifting magnets vary in size. Some can be as big as a queen-sized bed. Lifting magnets are used in steel mills, scrap yards, loading docks, warehouses, foundries and ship yards to name a few. Lifting magnets can transport sheet, flat and round steel, as well as scrapped vehicles.
City Machine Technologies, Inc.’s Lifting Magnet Division is experienced in the design, rewind, manufacture and service of any material handling magnet or separator roll. Our related field service capabilities range from generators and controls to the design of new material handling systems. State-of-the-art equipment operated by our skilled technicians ensures consistent quality and offers the steel industry the most reliable remanufactured and new lifting magnets available today.
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