All posts by Billy Burrows

Liquid Nitrogen Cooled Levitating Superconductor!

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When you think about the many applications that First4Magnets’ Neodymium Magnets can be used for, the first thing that comes to mind might not be levitation. However, as you can see below, that’s exactly what the creative guys over at the Tonbridge School Physics Department have used them for!

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Our Experts’ Favourite Magnets: Simon Elliott

Simon Elliott - Experts' Favourite Magnets Series

Last week we launched the first blog post in the series of Our Experts’ Favourite Magnets. Our team are taking the time to reveal their favourites and the reasons why they rate them so highly. We started off with Juan Suarez-Robinson, our fresh-faced Customer Sales Adviser whose favourite magnet is the Feel Flux gadget! Take a read.

This week, our Head of Sales and Marketing, Simon Elliott, will be chatting to us and revealing his favourite magnet! But first, a bit about the man himself. Simon is a charismatic leader with natural motivational qualities. When he is not singing along to Smooth FM in the office he’s singing about his beloved Derby County FC. A man of the world who now brings his skills and expertise to the magnet industry.

But down to business.

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Hidden Magnets – We Reveal All…

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Magnets are here, there and everywhere and a lot of the time we don’t even realise it. For instance, in the smartphone or other electronic devise that you are reading this post on, there will be magnets hard at work. In this blog post, we will reveal where magnets sit in various applications that you use everyday! You’ll never use them again without thinking of the unsung hero, the magnet.

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Magnets in the Automotive Industry

Magnets in the automotive industry

Magnets magnet magnets! They are here, there and everywhere and we don’t even realise it. From the device you are reading this on to the hidden catches on your gate, magnets are an extremely versatile product with endless possibilities and are often an unsung hero.

With the British Grand Prix this weekend, support will be high for Lewis Hamilton and Jolyon Palmer! To get into the mood of cars, racing and all things Motorsport, we decided to take a look into how magnets are being used within the automotive industry! We’ll be exploring the use of magnets from the production line all the way to the seatbelt detection! Take a read and see how many you already knew about…

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