Eriez® Offers “How to Choose and Use Lifting Magnets” Guide

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  Jun 12, 2013 — Erie, PA --- “How to Choose and Use Lifting Magnets,” a complete guide to lifting magnets from Eriez®, is available free from the company in both PDF and hard copy format. “This handy literature is a must-have for any metalworking operation utilizing lifting magnets,” says Dan Zimmerman, Eriez Metalworking Market Manager.

The 24-page guide covers all essential aspects to consider when selecting and using lifting magnets. It explains factors that dominate lifting magnet selection for any specific application are: weight, shape and contact area of the objects to be lifted; surface conditions of load and magnet; stiffness of load; range of sizes and shapes to be lifted; frequency of occurrence of different sizes and shapes; adjustment of lifting power for less than full magnet face utilization; temperature of load material and ambient temperature.

The brochure goes into detail on each factor to assist the reader with proper selection and outlines tips for use based on individual application requirements. The last page of the literature highlights general safety guidelines to help ensure user safety and ultimate efficiency when operating lifting magnets.

To download “How to Choose and Use Lifting Magnets” in PDF format, visit To obtain a hard copy, contact Eriez and request brochure MB-2380.

Eriez offers a complete line of both permanent and electro lifting magnets with various models, sizes and strengths to handle many different lifting jobs. To learn more, visit

Eriez is recognized as world authority in separation technologies. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, x-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, plastics, rubber, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through 12 international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send email to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506

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 Contact:John Blicha 
 E-mail:lwhaling -at- eriez -dot- com 
 Company:ERIEZ View Company Profile 
 Address:work2200 Asbury Road 
 Location:workErie, PA 16506  United States 
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