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You've likely heard of magnets due to being used for small applications such as pinning items to a wall or memorabilia to a fridge. 

But what if we asked you about lifting magnets? Did you know that magnets are a big enabler of lifting heavy items? 

Well if you didn't, we're here to tell you they are. And that's exactly what we're going to be discussing, breaking down, and examining in this article. All with the intention to show you how you can use one or how they might be what you need for that next project you were looking to take on. 

We're excited to delve deep into what this item is with you today, how they have used safely, and the advantages you can get from having one at your disposal.

If at any point during your time reading this article you want to get answers to a specific question you can contact a member of our LES team. The team can guide you through all y...

The Ultralift Plus Lifting Magnet

Eclipse Magnetics has well over 100 years of experience in the design and manufacture of high performance magnetic systems, and Lifting Equipment Store is regularly supplying Ultralift Plus magnets for safe lifting. The smallest unit can grip up to 125kg while the largest can lift up to 2000kg, and each magnet benefits from exceptional performance to weight ratio. The Plus range uses high-energy neodymium magnets to lift loads steadily, whilst its simple operation makes it ideal for one person operations.

The Ultralift Plus range is the only permanently magnetic lifting magnet to include a ‘safety shim’, allowing the user to undertake a test prior to the lift. The interlock mechanism also improves safety once under load, preventing the operating handle from being moved to the ‘off’ position. This smart mechanism works by identifying the tension and locking the handle accordingly. Much like our other Ultral...