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Flipping Earth’s Magnetic Fields – in IMAX 3D

How’s this for the plot of a new disaster movie – the earth’s magnetic field begins to weaken, and then flips completely. The result? Flash floods, earthquakes, meteor showers and other natural and cosmic calamities, none of which prevent Tom Cruise from getting his family to safety. Title: Field...

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Magnet Blog: How Magnetic Viewing Film Works

Magnetic viewing film (also called magnetic viewing paper) is made of millions of tiny magnetic flakes suspended in clear oil.  This oil is then sandwiched between two sheets of plastic.  The magnetic viewing film can then be used to "see" the pattern of magnetization. When a magnet is placed under...

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Magnet Blog: What You Need to Know About Gauss

Many companies that work with magnets in manufacturing use the term ‘gauss’ every day. Some may not know that the term has its origins in the work of a German mathematician named Carl Friedrich Gauss, who used mathematical principles to measure magnetism. Of course, you could probably get by...

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Magnet Blog: The Wide World of Magnets

We’re Expanding Wide Format Magnet Production Now, it’s easier than ever to create magnetic messages that demand attention. Adams has added two new wide format magnet production lines that can fabricate wide format magnet sheet and magnet receptive materials up to 50” wide. That’s more than twice...

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Magnet Blog: Is Bigger Better?

Yes, When It’s MegaMAG! These days consumers are bombarded with messages, so sometimes it takes a little extra effort to stand out from the crowd. That’s why Adams introduced MegaMAG, our wide format magnet that measures up to a full 48” across. Sure, there have been graphic displays this big...

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Magnet Blog: Gluing Rare Earth Magnets: A Sticky Situation

If you search the Internet for advice on how to glue rare earth magnets, you’ll find as many questions as you will answers. From message boards on hobby sites to industrial manufacturing FAQs, there seems to be no consensus on the most effective way to glue a neodymium magnet, or on how to do so in...

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Magnet Blog: Loving the Latch Magnet

Latch magnets are among the most versatile products we offer. As a replacement for standard latch hardware on a door, latch magnets have a cleaner look and can be installed in any number of ways depending on preferred use and appearance. Whether it’s a door lock or a doorstop, Adams has latch...

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Magnet Blog: What is a Strong Magnet?

Manufacturers and consumers researching specific magnet types may come across the term “strong magnet” in their search. At first, this sounds like an attribute that should be necessary for any magnet – who would buy something called a “weak magnet”? Alnico magnets are strong enough for several...

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Magnet Blog: Can You Really Erase Your Hard Drive With A Magnet

We are often asked if we sell magnets that will erase hard drives.  This is not one of our target applications, and most of our engineers report that they prefer a sledge hammer to a magnet when looking for external forces to disable the storage device.  Magnets often distort more than erase the...

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Magnet Blog: Adams Serves Up A Strong Magnet Sandwich

Just what is a magnet sandwich at Adams? A ceramic magnet is "sandwiched" between two plated steel pole pieces to form a powerful latch magnet assembly held together by glue or rivets.  The best part is that all four small, exposed magnet sides have magnetism.  Our 1" by 2" model will hold up to 50...

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