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Consider Adding Magnetic Sweepers to Your Maintenance Fleet

Note: Article is from the York News-Times in York, Nebraska

YORK – Metal objects lying on the roadway happen.

And so do flat tires when motorists run over those objects.

Maybe by putting large magnets on the back of roader graders, the county can help alleviate more flat tires and other problems […]

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Crossbelt Magnets Play Role in Pallet Recycling

Pallets. They’re literally everywhere. Did you know that there are about two million pallets in circulation around the globe? And that only two-thirds of pallets are used just once. In the U.S. alone, about 4 billion board feet of wood pallets are thrown away every year, according to sustainability firm, Jetson Green.

While that is a […]

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Why Cheap Lifting Magnets Should Be Avoided

Accidents are inevitable at industrial jobsites. We hate hearing about accidents because we are firm believers that most of them can be avoided with proper planning, safety measures, and the right equipment. This is especially true when it comes to the use of lifting magnets.

Each year, OSHA fines construction companies millions of dollars for safety […]

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Things to Think About: The 141st Kentucky Derby

When horses and the jockey line up for the 141st Kentucky Derby this Saturday, all of the attention will be focused on the animals, the pageantry, and the history of the race. Few people will appreciate the man-power and equipment spent getting the one-mile dirt oval prepared or the effort required to get a horse to […]

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Add a Magnetic Sweeper to Your Disaster Response Kit

First the good: According to a study in the October 2014 Journal Science, the number of days with at least one (E)F1+ tornado in the U.S. has fallen from an average of 150 days in the early 1970s to around 100 days in the first decade of the 21st century.

Now the bad: the same researchers […]

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How an 11-Year Old Wisconsin Boy Became Magnetic

Jonah Cooperman is like any other 11-year old Milwaukie boy. He likes Minecraft. He likes to ride his bike. And he loves the comic book hero Ironman.

He loves Ironman so much in fact that he decided the best way to show his appreciation was to try and turn himself into iron.

Jonah is also gullible however, […]

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How Industrial Magnets Help Build Greener Roads

When President Dwight Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, he probably never envisioned that the road system the act created would be maintained through the use of recycled concrete.

Use of Recycled Materials in U.S. Highways at All-Time High
Thirty-eight states recycle concrete as an aggregate base; 11 states recycle it into new portland cement […]

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Cool Look at Industrial Magnets at Work Inside E-Waste Recycling Plant

Computers. Laptops. Mobile devices. Printers. Our eletronics have seemingly short lifespans, and as these devices become more entrenched in our everyday lifes, piles of dead technology are growing. But, most of the materials in our electronic devices still have value once they go kaput.

By 2016, an 93.5 million tons of e-waste valued at more than $20 […]

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Helping America’s #1 Snack Nut Make It To Market

Peanuts aren’t just delicious, they also contribute more than $4 billion to the U.S. economy annually. But did you know, industrial magnets play a vital role in the production of America’s #1 snack nut.

It takes about 540 peanuts to make a jar of peanut butter. But before the nuts can be ground up and jarred, […]

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When it Comes to Forklift Magnets, There’s No Comparison

When it comes to size, functional lifting weight, and construction, nothing beats our “Enforcer” Forklift Magnet. It truly is the strongest forklift magnet available. Nothing offers the lifting power of the Enforcer.

We developed the Enforcer to solve the problem of removing both bulk metal trash and large amounts of small ferrous metal trash.  This magnet […]

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