lifting magnet

lifting magnet

[′lift·iŋ ‚mag·nət]
(electromagnetism)
A type of electromagnet in which a material to be held or moved is initially placed in contact with the magnet, in contrast to a traction magnet. Also known as holding magnet.
(engineering)
A large circular, rectangular, or specially shaped magnet used for handling pig iron, scrap iron, castings, billets, rails, and other magnetic materials.
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Walker Magnetics, in the form of a lifting magnet. It provided Peterson Steel with a CM Series permanent lift magnet to handle products and fill orders.
Manufacturer of the patented Mega-Mag electric lifting magnet.
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Almost simultaneously, Joseph Henry, inventor of the ore-separation process that so excited Davenport, used a more powerful lifting magnet of his own design to show that electricity could be produced from magnetism by changing the strength of the magnet.
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The lifting magnet has high lifting capacity and duty-cycle for enhanced operation.
Able to handle loads up to 70 tons, Coilmaster-EP is an electro-perm lifting magnet that will continue to hold a load even after a power failure.
Once the crane is in position, its lifting magnet is energized, with the precise amount of force required to lift a single plate from the stack.
A 71-inch Ohio Magnetics lifting magnet and two 84-inch-wide Stearns Magnetics drum units will appear in the program.
The 205,000-pound, track-mounted machine has 70-foot reach and works with a 6-foot-diameter lifting magnet or a Type 72 or 75 grapple.