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We Have a New Website!

We Have a New Website! Magnet-Schultz of America (MSA) is pleased to announce the launch of our new website! This effort began as part of MSA’s Better, Quicker, Thriftier (BQT) initiative, now officially one of the 14 rules we live by known as The MSA Way.  The new website brings web development in-house for

Ingression Protection for Solenoids

Ingression protection is a commonly requested solenoid feature. As dirt, dust, moisture, and other foreign objects accumulate in a solenoid, the performance and life cycle are dramatically reduced. There are several methods to combat ingression, but before choosing the correct solution it is important to understand the degrees of protection available. International Protection (or IP)

Solenoid Troubleshooting

While Magnet-Schultz of America designs solenoids to perform above and beyond the expectations of its customers, there are constraints to the capabilities of any given design. Environmental factors, power supply errors, and general lifecycle wear can all lead to solenoid failures. This guide outlines some of the common failure modes, and should assist in

Solenoid Valve Types

The latest entry in the Magnet-Schultz of America Solenoid 101 blog series is designed to explain the basic differences between common solenoid valve designs. This blog builds on our general overview of solenoid principles. Check our blog history for information on more technical concepts and feel free to make suggestions for future posts. Solenoid

MSA’s Quality Analysis Capabilities Increase

Magnet-Schultz of America has added new machinery that increases our abilities in quality and manufacturing analysis. The addition of a new cross-cut machine, grinding machine, and upgraded microscopes allows MSA to perform even more comprehensive inspections. By setting parts in epoxy, MSA can effectively freeze all components in place and then take a complete and

Holding Electromagnet Usage and Mounting Guide

Electromagnets are a versatile option for holding and lifting applications, but proper mounting and operation is necessary to get the most out of these devices. The steps below outline the best practices and common mistakes encountered when implementing electromagnets. Follow these basic steps to increase your application’s efficiency, and check out our previous blog post