Can't beat a classic. These uncoated ceramic donut magnets have a 1-lb pull, which makes them dandy for classroom or refrigerator use. They measure 1-1/4" dia x 3/8" ID x 3/16" thick and are polarized on the faces. You get a wrapped roll of 29 donuts.
Pick up this 1-3/4" x 7/8" x 3/8" ceramic pick-up magnet while we still have it. It's in a heavy metal housing and has a stationary metal hoop, about 1/2" i.d., on top. The manufacturer tells us the magnet will grab up to 30 lbs of metal, and while Pat wouldn't bet on anything over 20 lbs, it's still very strong. Especially if you're going to dangle it on the end of a cord to gather spilled nails or to fish your keys out of the lake/pond/sewer/drain!
Rare earth magnets are usually killers for their size, and these thick
nickel neodymium discs are no exception. The price, on the other hand,
for (3) 7/16" dia x 1/4" 5-lb lift or (2) 9/16” dia x 3/16” 8-lb lift
magnets each stored on a 2" dia steel disc, is a rare exception.
Very nice little rare-earth magnet, 3/8" dia x 1/16" thick. Disk-shaped, plated, with good pull for its size. Perfect for a latch on a storage box or cabinet door when paired with a small steel screw or brad.
A whole bunch, yea a whole classroom's worth, of ceramic magnets for a song. You'll get 2 pounds of the attractive little things, which will be a few dozen or more of them in assorted sizes and shapes. The largest are likely to be 1-1/4" dia and the smallest 1/2" x 1/4" but there may be others, and they're all strong little buggers. Buy in bulk and make your own maglev model train. Our pkg(2) is 2 lbs of magnets.
Once upon a time, a copywriter put this little magnet next to his computer monitor and got really pretty, wavy, aurora-like effects. And then got a new monitor! Don't try this at home. Our shiny, silver-colored 1" x 1" x 1/2" neodymium magnet looks innocent, but is industrial strength, pulling something like 25 lbs with enough strength left over to erase all your credit cards. And wreak havoc with your monitor.
Okay, it isn't the cheapest magnet in the warehouse - but we dragged John's 165 lb filing cabinet around the dock with this 4-7/8" x 1" x 3/4" ceramic magnet, we're rating it conservatively at 100 lbs of pull, and we think it's a bargain. It has a 6" bracket with mounting holes on 5-1/2" centers, plus a 1/2" ID eyehook bolted into the center of it. It's all set to troll the bottom of the lake next time your filing cabinet falls overboard.
Our chunkiest ceramic magnet measures a blocky 2-5/8" x 2" x 1" and has imperfect white paint on its north face. It's as powerful as it looks: our Magnet Appreciation Manager estimated it conservatively at a 15-lb pull.
Voted most likely to attract by the judges, this magnet has the relative strength of 10 men. A shiny silver 1/2" cube of neodymium magnetism, it packs approx a 15-lb pull. If our boss Pat were that strong he could lift 2,160 lbs! Besides its superpower strength, this beautiful cube also would improve the looks of your fridge or bulletin board to no end.
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