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How Solenoid Modifications Improve Performance

Common Solenoid Modifications While Magnet-Schultz of America has a comprehensive range of reference solenoid products, the greatest value we have to offer our customers are modified or entirely custom solenoids and actuators. Many engineers or purchasing agents contact us knowing what type of function and performance they need in a solenoid but they may not

MSA Adds Automated Staking Assembly

Magnet-Schultz of America has added new staking process automation that will allow us to achieve even greater process control while improving production capacity and PPM levels. The automation system has been developed and implemented in conjunction with Magnet-Schultz Memmingen, and represents an increasing exchange of ideas and capabilities that will bring benefits to customers in

MSA Expands Machining Capabilities With Equipment Addition

Magnet-Schultz of America has added new machinery that increases our technical capabilities and output, allowing us to exceed quality expecations while simultaneously improving our lead times. The addition of this new 5 spindle Swiss style CNC lathe provides us with additional capacity in the manufacturing of the highly complex components required to deliver the highest

Product Video: Hydraulic Solenoids

Hydraulic Solenoids Product Showcase Magnet-Schultz of America engineers advanced hydraulic tube and coil solutions for the most demanding applications. Whether improving an existing design or developming a completely custom product, our skilled engineering team and advanced manufacturing processes allow us to deliver greater value to our customers. Our latest product showcase video highlights our abilities

New Representation: Hill & Company

New Representation: Hill & Company Magnet-Schultz of America is excited to announce our partnership with Hill & Company, a manufacturer’s representative firm that will call on MSA accounts in the territory of Southern Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa. Hill & Company has been committed to offering outstanding service to its customer base before and

Hydraulic Solenoid Design Features

In pt. 1 of our hydraulic solenoids post, we described how they differ from electromechanical solenoids and discussed some basic applications. We also had a follow-up blog post that described the two major functional categories of hydraulic solenoids, on/off and proportional. This post will expand on the different design and manufacturing features of tubes

What is the difference between On/Off and Proportional Hydraulic Solenoids?

The latest entry in the Magnet-Schultz of America Solenoid 101 blog explains the basic types of hydraulic solenoid functionality. A more detailed analysis of these types of mechanisms has been previously published by MSA here. This recap will reduce the content to the simplest terms for a quick and clear understanding of the fundamental concepts.

What is Pulse Width Modulation?

The latest entry in the Magnet-Schultz of America Solenoid 101 blog discusses how pulse width modulation can be used to increase the power efficiency of solenoids and other devices. A more detailed analysis of these types of mechanisms has been previously published by MSA here. This recap will reduce the content to the simplest terms

What are Latching Solenoids?

The latest entry in the Magnet-Schultz of America Solenoid 101 blog discusses how permanent magnets can be used to accomplish latching functions in solenoids. A more detailed analysis of these types of mechanisms has been previously published by MSA here. This recap will reduce the content to the simplest terms for a quick and