Safety advice for handling permanent magnets

Large magnets have a very strong adhesive force! Always keep a safe distance to iron or steel parts to avoid crushing or bruising injuries.

The clash of magnets can cause spalling of sharp parts. For this reason, the wearing of safety goggles and gloves is recommended.

Grinding swarf of rare earth magnets is self-igniting. Always use water for binding any swarf while maching.

There are special legal regulations for the transport of magnets via air-freight. Please do not hesitate to contact your forwarding agent or us for further information.

Strong magnetic Fields can influence the functionality of electronic as well as fine mechanical equipment and instruments. To avoid data loss, keep your storage media away from any magnetic fields.

The clash of magnets can cause spark formation. Usage or machining of exposed magnets in a potentially explosive environment is strictliy prohibited.