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The safest lifting magnets use the best technology


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The advantages offered by magnetic lifters for steel handling are being recognised widely across industry. The use of lifting magnets does however, bring safety concerns to many, and therefore selection of the safest technology is important. Not all lifting magnets are the same and not all are as safe as others. It is certainly not true to say that one lifting magnet is as good as another.

Magnetic lifters using inferior technology can fail to concentrate  the available magnetic field where it's needed - at the lifting face. The result is diminished lifting power, particularly should the rear of the magnet contact steel during a lift - or should the user require a magnetic lifter that can be mounted to steel by the rear face. In either of these circumstances magnetic flux may be robbed from the lifting face to such an extent that both capacity and safety are compromised. The safest lifting magnet is one that ensures all the magnetic field is where it needs to be.

Tecnomagnete's MaxX Magnetic Lifters from Serpent & Dove employ patented Neutral Crown technology that ensures that all of the available magnetic field is directed to the working face of the lifting magnet.


Our consultants will provide knowledge and sensible answers about lifting with magnets.

Please phone: +61(2) 9971 7577 for magnet sales in Australia or email us.


Serpent & Dove - Applied Magnetics Pty Ltd

Makers, distributors and suppliers of lifting magnets, industrial magnets and magnetic products to Australian industry, manufacturers and trades since 1984.

Phone us on +61(2) 9971 7577 for magnet sales or email us for supply to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and regional towns in NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA, Tas, NT.



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SERPENT DOVE Australia News: Safety and convenience are the two major reasons why businesses are moving towards lifting magnet solutions. With these magnets replacing slings and webbing more and more across a huge number of different industries, safety is becoming a paramount concern.