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The Basics of Magnetism

To understand what makes a material magnetic, you have to think small. Really small. Like atom small. Atoms are the basic building blocks that come together to form molecules, which come together for form, well, just about everything around you! Inside every atom there are protons, neutrons, and...

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gauss reading on a magnet

How to Measure a Magnets Strength, How a Gaussmeter Works, & How to Optimize Results

You want to order a magnet to work with a sensor or to produce a magnetic field in your device. Magnets are not covered thoroughly in schools, even at the college level. To you, they may be somewhat mysterious blocks of metal with a lot of weird terms that describe their properties. All you want is...

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Neodymium Magnets

What Are Neodymium Magnets?

About Neodymium Magnets and Their Applications Neodymi-what?! If you're browsing our website, you undoubtedly have an interest in magnets, but you might not have heard of neodymium rare earth magnets. A neodymium magnet is the strongest known type of permanent magnet, and it's one we supply for a...

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magnets for sustainability

When It Comes to Sustainability, Magnets Just Click

True to their nature, magnets are attracting attention in all kinds of industries. Suitable for an enormous range of surfaces, magnets provide the strength and durability of mechanical closures and fasteners, with the mobility of temporary hangers. In the printing industry, magnets enable signage...

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no magnetic field on mars

How did Mars lose its magnetism?

Mars is the only major planet in our solar system that doesn’t have a planet-wide magnetic field. Given the planet’s proximity and similarity to Earth, the lack of a protective magnetic field has ignited the curiosity of scientists. Now a scientist has come up with an interesting explanation.  Read...

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holding force of magnet strip

How much will our flexible magnet strip hold?

Adams features two types of flexible magnetic materials in our magnet strip: Standard Energy and High Energy and they come in standard thicknesses. We are often asked how much holding power each material can produce so we created this table as a guide. It is based on ideal conditions and should...

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infographic where magnets used

Infographic: Don’t look now but… You’re surrounded by magnets

Usually you won’t see them but they’re there, inside the devices you use every day. They get you to work and back home, they keep you in touch with friends around the world, and they make your life easier in a thousand different ways. We’re talking about magnets, of course. Ask most people to list...

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Questions about Stabilizing or Calibrating Permanent Magnets? Read our New Whitepaper

Permanent magnets are utilized in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications, many of which require these magnets to function in a highly stable and consistent manner. Variables such as temperature, and demagnetizing fields will impact performance, but these effects can be mitigated...

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Photograph of an oversized thermometer demonstrating how cold the temperature is, surrounded by pine trees and snow.

How Does Cold Temperature Affect Magnets?

Cold weather is great for enjoying hot cocoa by a fireplace, college football, and white Christmases. But what does it do to magnets and does the temperature of a magnet affect its strength? As it turns out most magnets don’t mind the cold. In fact, some may perform better when the temperature...

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How Are Magnets Used in Industry - Magnets for Industrial Use

For most people, when they think of a magnet they think of a simple item that sticks to a refrigerator door, or a clasp that holds a piece of jewelry together. But there is a whole other world of magnets classified for industrial use. In fact, if you look around your home or office you’ll find a...

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