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

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

MSA Stewardship Makes Its First Contribution

MSA Stewardship Makes Its First Contribution Westmont, IL November 3, 2017 - Magnet-Schultz of America officially announces the names of the eight organizations that will be the recipients of a $250 donation as part of MSA’s new initiative, MSA Stewardship. On September 8, 2017, MSA employees were asked to

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New Magnet-Schultz of America Company Overview Video

Magnet-Schultz of America has posted a new company overview video highlighting our role as a leader in the electromagnetic actuator market. You can check out the video below or at

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MSA in Crain’s Top 100 Chicago Patent Winners

Crains’ Most Innovative Companies – MSA makes Crain’s Top 100 patent list Magnet-Schultz of America has made an appearance in Crain's Chicago Business for being one of the top 100 Illinois companies for number of patents awarded in 2016. Our continued development of the ball detent product and advances in

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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