Category Archives: Physics

7 Ways to Beat School Holiday Boredom for Kids

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When it comes to this time of year, parents are dreading the need to keep their kids entertained across the entirety of the 6 weeks until school returns! Luckily however, we think we have a few ideas that can get you through those last few weeks while keeping the complaints from your children minimal and their entertainment levels high:

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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

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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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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

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Father’s Day 2017 is right around the corner and the team at FIRST4MAGNETS® are helping you to find the ideal gift! Now, however grateful your Dad may seem when he says, “thanks for the socks” he probably isn’t that impressed. This year we are giving you the ammunition to impress with our diverse range of magnetic gifts for Dad!

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Make Your Coins Levitate On Star Wars Day!

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May the 4th be with you this Star Wars Day! 

For those who don’t know, Star Wars Day, formally known as May 4th, is a day where enthusiasts come together to celebrate the franchise! For instance in Sydney, one local burger bar has launched the Star Wars burger and here in the UK, entertainment stores are slashing prices on retro Star Wars games!

Here at FIRST4MAGNETS.COM, we are no different and we’re celebrating Star Wars Day with magnets! Our experts have been working with Darth Vader himself to levitate coins and today we’re giving you the chance to do the same with our step by step guide! In 4 easy steps you could have an amazing magnetic trick to show your friends and family.

May the magnetic force be with you! 

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