Commercialization of Space Provides Opportunities for Innovation: The Use of Permanent Magnets

The commercialization of space in the United States has created a competitive market in a sector where qualified, incumbent designs were, previously, difficult to displace. The creation of new rocket systems has driven newer and more innovative designs. These designs also carry with them valuable 'lessons learned' from their predecessors. Valcor Engineering has recently had opportunities to...

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Strong, Safe, Tailored Magnets expand practicality, possibility.

Strong, Safe, Tailored Magnets expand practicality, possibility.

Comprising pre-patterned, customizable magnets, Polymagnets-® are optimized for performance and unique functionality in consumer and industrial products. Functions include magnetic springs, latches, or connectors that can self-align to very tight tolerance. While Mag Spring products offer- pair of magnets patterned to attract at- distance and then repel up close to create- magnetic...

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Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper features 3-in-1 design.

Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper features 3-in-1 design.

Available in- 48, 60, 72, 84, and 96 in. widths, Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper operates from 3–5 mph, depending on surface, and works over any terrain and- in any weather condition. This 3-in-1 floor sweeper can be used in Tow-Behind,- Mount to Forklift, or- Hang from Vehicle configurations for clearing metal debris from surfaces. Construction includes steel and aircraft-grade aluminum...

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Retaining Magnet Assemblies come with ball knob or key ring.

Retaining Magnet Assemblies come with ball knob or key ring.

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...

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Bunting to Exhibit at Chicago Powder and Bulk Solids Show

Bunting to Exhibit at Chicago Powder and Bulk Solids Show

Newton, Kansas, USA - Bunting® Magnetics Co. - producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide food, recycling, printing, automobile, plastics, and electronics industries--will exhibit their line of products at Powder & Bulk Solids 2014, in Rosemont (suburban Chicago), May 6-8, 2014.-  Among the products to be shown in Booth 1837 is the new Bunting self-cleaning plate housing magnet,...

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Sight Glass Magnets protect equipment and products.

Sight Glass Magnets protect equipment and products.

Available to fit most sight glass loaders, Permanent Rare Earth Sight Glass Magnets remove fine and weakly magnetic ferrous contaminants, while Super Strength Rare Earth Permanent Sight Glass Magnets remove fine and weakly magnetic ferrous contamination from material flowing to injection machines or extruders. Units come in 1 or 5/8 in. magnet diameters and feature continuously welded stainless...

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Printable, Flexible Magnetic Material is manufactured in U.S.

Designed for super-wide-format printing applications (above 40 in.), DigiMaxx™ runs on commercial, wide-format, UV flatbed or inkjet presses. Standard thicknesses are- 20 and 30 mil, and custom thicknesses can be provided. Additional custom options include roll lengths and widths, laminates, and adhesive backings. In addition to retail signage, applications include- point-of-purchase...

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Rare Earth Magnets enhance capture rate for separators.

Featuring round magnetic circuitry, Bullet™ and LTH® (Large Tube Housing) magnets are available with 52 grade MgOe (Mega (million) Gauss Oersteds) rare earth material for enhanced capture of ferrous and weakly magnetic metal contaminants. Bullet magnet, designed for pneumatic applications, pulls 22 lb on -½ in. ball. Featuring 3 in. OD circuit, LTH is designed for product with challenging...

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Steel Setting Bolts incorporate retaining magnet.

Steel Setting Bolts incorporate retaining magnet.

Available in metric sizes, series GN 251.6 Steel Setting Bolts with Retaining Magnet feature setting bolt body- and hex nut that are constructed of steel with zinc plated, blue passivated finish. Retaining magnet is comprised of neodymium, iron, and boron NdFeB (ND type). These RoHS-compliant, shielded magnetic assemblies come in thread diameters from M6–M16, with thread lengths from 12–80...

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Wide Format Magnetic Flexible Sheeting minimizes seams in displays.

Wide Format Magnetic Flexible Sheeting minimizes seams in displays.

Available in 40 and 48 in.- widths, MegaMAG sheeting minimizes amount of seams in graphics for POP displays, retail signage, billboards, magnet wall systems, and other large format graphics applications. Thicknesses of 20 or 30 mil are available, and product can be used for most print media applications. Several styles – plain, with adhesive, or with printable laminate – are available, and...

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