IMI Announces Availability of the FXE Remote-Control Permanent Lifting Magnet

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Industrial Magnetics, Inc. of Boyne City, MI recently announced the availability of the FXE remote-controlled line of lifting magnets. Although a permanent magnet, it can be switched from the on/off state by remote-control or the unit's on-board control buttons - a feature typically constrained to an electromagnet. IMI is the exclusive, north American distributor of the magnets, which are manufactured by Flaig Magnetsystemes of Germany.

FXE Remote-controlled Permanent Lifting Magnets

FXE Remote-controlled Permanent Lifting Magnets

Industrial Magnetics, Inc. of Boyne City, MI recently announced the availability of the FXE line of remote-controlled lifting magnets.

Combining the cost-efficiency and safety of a permanent magnet for load handling with the controlled-release capability of an electromagnet, the FXE uses virtually no energy and does not require a battery backup system. They're ideal for lifting applications that require fast cycle times - without the operator having to touch the load.

The FXE's allow the operator to pick-up ferrous metal sheets or parts and safely release them with the push of a button. Pickup and release functions can be performed by using the wireless remote control or direct activation from the magnet's on-board control buttons. All labels and controls are located on top of the magnet, which gives the operator easier access and visibility, allows the magnet to fit into tight spots, and limits the risk of damage to the controls.

A built-in load sensor prevents the load from being released until it's at rest and the fail-safe permanent magnet design securely holds the load in the event power is lost.

Nine different models with working load limits of 660 - 10,580 lbs. are available for same-day shipping.

For more information, please visit the FXE product page on the company's website, or call 888.582.0822.

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