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Tractive force test

Will a magnet with a pull of 10 kg be able to lift a 10 kg object?

Not necessarily. The pull force test is a lab test under ideal lab conditions. It is the pull-off force required to separate a given magnet from a flat 1018 steel plate.

When lifting an object with a magnet, many factors can affect the ability of the magnet to lift a given weight. These factors include: Surface finish of magnet & object, Flatness of magnet & object, Coating on both surfaces & Acceleration of lifting motion. Contact our technical department for more information on lifting magnets.