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Go Green!

“Going green”, a term come to popularity in recent years, is not as difficult a transition as one would imagine. Instead, there are a few minor adjustments you could make to everyday life that would make a world of a difference…literally. Here are some handy tips: Recycle – Recycling, something that cannot be stressed more, is a valuable contribution to the welfare of the environment. Did you know that glass can take up to one million years to decompose if incorrectly disposed? Divide your household garbage by type – glass, plastic, paper, etc. This makes it easier to recycle. Save energy…
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Schneider's Accutech Battery-Powered Wireless Sensor Networks

Schneider’s Accutech is a range of measurement and control tools used wherever challenging telemetry applications are found. Be it stranded measurement points or hazardous areas, this family of fully integrated, rapid-deploy, battery-powered wireless instruments are easy to use and install. The Accutech range of measuring instruments mount on any structure, requires virtually no maintenance, and is highly resistant to interference and noise. Accutech is well suited to remote oil & gas applications offering wireless communications, autonomous power and certification for use in hazardous environments.…
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Introduction to Variable Speed Drives

Magnet will be hosting a seminar on 19 April in Durban entitled "Introduction to Variable Speed Drives", presented by Johan Gropp of Top Performer Training. The seminar takes place between 08h30 and 15h00 at Magnet's Head Office. Delegates will be served snacks, beverages and lunch, and they are also entitled to CPD accreditation. The same course will also be held at Magnet's Richards Bay Branch on 18 April. For more information, contact Samantha MacDonald.
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3M Scotch-Brite Random Orbital Discs

Engineered to give you a faster-cutting, longer-lasting and more consistent alternative to paper and cloth abrasives, 3M’s Scotch-Brite Random Orbital (RO) Discs are far superior indeed! The Random Orbital discs are used to prep bare metal for painting, requiring less pressure to cut, less loading and less glazing. These innovative discs are constructed especially for random orbital sanders, using a non-woven nylon web embedded with premium ceramic grain. The result is a longer-lasting disc that offers a quicker initial cut than most coated abrasives designed for random orbital sanders, not…
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New Appointment

Magnet would like to welcome new appointment, Shalendra Barath, who has joined the company as a Sales Engineer. Shalendra, more affectionately known as Scully, was an employee at Magnet ten years ago. At the tender age of 18, Scully started out as a driver for Magnet’s former branch in Pietermaritzburg. Eventually, he worked his way up the ranks and became a storeman and then an internal salesman, all whilst studying towards his B-Compt Degree. Since then, Scully has worked for several electrical companies including Powermite and Electrical Supplies Corp. With a decade of experience in the industry,…
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