Ohm’s law — How a lifting magnet work


Industrial Lifting Magnets are very simple machines. They are nothing more than a string of wire wrapped around a magnetic core. This string of wire has resistance (ohms) that govern what current (amps) flows at a given voltage (volts). All DC magnets obey Ohm’s law. A magnet at room temperature, or ambient temperature, has the […]

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CMT is attracted to scrap yard lifting magnets


A scrap yard lifting magnet does just that: pick up or lift metal objects. Scrap yard lifting magnets have magnetic properties in the electrified coil and are normally attached to a crane. The crane then positions the magnet above the objects and the magnet is energized. Besides scrap yards, lifting magnets are also used in […]

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