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Retaining Magnet Assemblies come with ball knob or key ring.

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July 16, 2014 - Available in 22, 31, and 43 mm dia sizes with respective nominal pulling forces of 35, 75, and 85 N, RoHS-compliant GN 51.7 magnet assemblies feature zinc-plated steel housing; magnet of neodymium, iron, and boron (NdFeB); and rubber jacket of black elastomer (TPE). Assemblies are offered with matte black technopolymer plastic (Polyamide PA) ball knob or nickel-plated steel key ring and can withstand temperatures to 175°F. Also, magnets' coefficient of friction elevates lateral retaining force.

J.W. Winco, Inc.

P.O. Box 510035, New Berlin, WI, 53151, USA

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J.W. Winco Retaining Magnets Have Ball Knob or Key Ring

Press release date: July 9, 2014

NEW BERLIN, WI — J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 51.7 Retaining Magnet Assemblies with Ball Knob or Key Ring, with Rubber Jacket, in metric sizes.

These RoHS-compliant magnet assemblies have a zinc-plated steel housing and a magnet of neodymium, iron, and boron (NdFeB).  The rubber jacket is made of black Elastomer (TPE).  Assemblies are offered with matte black technopolymer plastic (Polyamide PA) ball knob or nickel-plated steel key ring.

These retaining magnet assemblies with rubber jacket are especially suitable for applications where the surface is easily marred.  Also, the magnets have an increased coefficient of friction, which creates high lateral retaining force.  They are temperature resistant to 175 °F (80°C).  Offered diameters are 22, 31, and 43 mm, with nominal pulling forces of 35, 75, and 85 N respectively.

J.W. Winco offers an extensive selection of inch and metric size adjustable levers, cabinet U-handles, plastic and steel hinges and locking mechanisms, revolving and retractable handles, hand wheels, hand cranks, tube connection and conveyor components, inch and metric construction tubing, shock absorption mounts, leveling mounts, hand knobs, spring, ball and indexing plungers, jig, fixture and fastening components, retaining magnet assemblies, toggle clamps, metric casters and wheels, universal joints, oil sight glasses, and metric tools for the industrial and commercial equipment industries. J.W. Winco’s website catalog, with 3D CAD and online buying, is viewable at

For more information, contact J.W. Winco at 800-877-8351, by fax at 800-472-0670, on the Web at, and via e-mail at

Dave Amoroso, Vice President
Ron Sonntag Public Relations, Inc.
9406 N. 107th Street 
Milwaukee, WI 53224
414-354-0200, ext. 108 
fax: 414-354-5317 
cell: 414-788-4913

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