All of Your Permanent Magnet Questions Answered in New Permanent Magnet Reference Guide
Adams Magnetic Products is proud to announce the release of A3’s long-awaited Permanent Magnet Guide and Reference, spearheaded by our own Senior Applications Engineer, Mike Devine. The 111-page book includes easily understandable information about permanent magnetic products, their specifications, and applications, as well as helpful info about inspection, specification, and use, including the benefits and […]
Grab Your Glasses – This One’s 3D!
Did you know that Adams Magnetic Products utilizes 3D printing to improve our quality control, R&D, and magnet production processes? Our 3D printers save our customers time and money by enabling us to create custom magnets and supporting parts on-demand, including rapid prototypes, proof of concept mockups, and customer samples. Having complete control of this […]
Leading the Industry in Customer Satisfaction
Adams Magnetic Products leads the magnetic products industry in customer satisfaction. How do we know? Like many organizations, we use a customer survey tool called net promoter score, or NPS, to understand our customers’ perceptions. We ask our customers to answer a simple question on a bi-annual basis: “How likely is it that you would […]
Is it time to embrace chaos in the supply chain?
It wasn’t easy to come up with a proper headline for this story. So many came to mind, like Woe Woe Woe our Boat, Whack-a-Mole Magnet Market, Endangered Magnets, Planes, Trains and Automobiles, and even: Christmas is at risk! We’ve endured a lot over the past 18 months: Tariffs COVID (quarantines, lockdowns, labor shortages, etc.) […]
Adams by the Numbers 2020 – 70 Years of Success!
Adams Magnetic Products has come a long way since opening the doors of its Chicago facility in 1950, but some things haven’t changed. The company’s commitment to integrity, respect, excellence, and responsibility has kept customers coming back again and again for the last 70 years, resulting in some pretty incredible partnerships and some seriously impressive […]
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 and displays to be assembled and updated quickly and neatly with […]
Adams to Present New Standards for Permanent Magnets at Magnetics 2019
People purchasing magnets rely on standards to ensure the products they buy will work properly in their application. Uncertainties or variations in quality can result in product failure. Until now, magnet standards have been outdated, specific to only one region of the world or vague about the details of some popular magnetic materials. ASTM International […]
by Mike Devine For a variety of reasons, one of the materials that goes into permanent magnets has been getting much more expensive lately. It is not one of the rare earth that made headlines a few years ago for price spikes. It isn’t even sourced from China. The material is Cobalt, a strong magnetic […]
Toyota’s New Neo
(February, 2018) Kudos to Toyota for its development of the first Heat Resistant Neodymium Iron Boron magnets that: 1) Avoids the use of expensive heavy rare earth elements such as Dysprosium and Terbium; and 2) Substitutes less expensive Cerium and Lanthanum for Neodymium via an innovative process so there is minimal decrease in performance. The […]
Spinal Tap and the World’s Strongest Magnet
For years, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Florida could lay claim to having built the world’s strongest magnet. And then someone built a stronger one. Florida’s response? Challenge accepted. Did they succeed? Read this article from The Associated Press for the full story, and how the film “This is Spinal Tap” influenced the […]