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Scrapyard lifting magnets back home from the White House!

 

It was an honor and a privilege to be at the nation’s stage — The White House — showcasing our American-made scrapyard lifting magnets. We’ve compiled a list of media items focused on this event; check them out below!               Electrical Apparatus emailed newsletter Recycling Today USA Today Check […]

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Save money and increase the life of an industrial lifting magnet

 

In our last blog, we talked about how doing predictive maintenance can save you significant amounts of money in the long run. Today would be a good day to start another new year’s resolution: Take a few simple steps to extend the life of an industrial lifting magnet. By keeping your magnet operating properly, you […]

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Lifting magnets make the best gift

 

Looking for a gift for that hard-to-find person? Consider a lifting magnet. It’s the gift that will make things easier at any scrap yard or steel mill. Tip of the day: Always using your magnet? Put a monthly inspection at the top of your list. Just using your magnet a couple times a day or […]

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CMT: Lifting Magnets

 

We specialize in industrial magnet sales and services.

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Who uses lifting magnets?

 

Lifting magnets aren’t your average refrigerator magnets. Some are the size of queen beds. Lifting magnets are used in industrial settings. Magnets are often seen at scrap yards where they are used to move scrap steel and cars. Lifting magnets are also used in steel mills to safely and efficiently move newly made steel. Magnets […]

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How do you keep magnets safely within their designed operating range?

 

Simply by paying strict attention to the magnet’s duty cycle. Duty cycle is the time the magnet is in use. More specifically, duty cycle is the percentage of time a magnet is to receive its rated voltage in any 10-minute period. Most magnets are designed to operate at a 50 percent or 75 percent duty […]

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