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PFC Training Seminar at Magnet

Magnet recently hosted a one-day training seminar at our head office in Durban. Led by Eric Solot of Alpha Power, attendees were addressed on a number of issues and developments relating to Power Factor Correction. “We had a very successful seminar, and Eric’s presentation was thoroughly enjoyed by all”, says Magnet’s training Manager Brian Bilton. “We look forward to possibly having Eric present again in the near future”. Upon completion of the course, attendees were served a delicious lunch, after which they were issued with their attendance certificates. Completion of the course…

Plascon solar lighting project

Magnet was recently approached by Plascon to provide an energy efficient solution to their existing lighting signage situated on the top Filing Hall Tower at their South Coast Road site in Mobeni. Magnet proposed a simple but “Green” initiative aimed at re-positioning Plascon as an environmentally conscious company. Magnet explored the possibility of combining solar energy with the latest in LED lighting technology to provide Plascon with an innovative energy efficient solution. For this, an area was allocated on the roof of their building for the mounting of Solar PV panels specially positioned…

Cubitron™II Fibre Disc 982C

Made with the revolutionary 3M precision-shaped ceramic grain technology, Cubitron II Fibre Discs are engineered to provide faster cut rates with less pressure for longer periods of time. This ensures increased productivity, a more comfortable work environment, increased throughput and lower cost/grind. The Cubitron™II Fibre Disc 982C removes an average of 40% more material than comparable fibre discs so you can finish more parts with fewer discs, regardless of grinding pressure. Finally, metal meets its match – put it to the test and see for yourself! For a video demonstration of the Cubitron™II…

Magnet receives IDC Award

  On Friday 28 September 2012, Magnet’s MD Brian Howarth and JHB Branch Manager Tjaart van der Walt attended the IDC Inaugural Business Partner’s Awards in Sandton, where they were honoured with a third place prize. The awards serve to honour IDC clients who have excelled in helping the IDC achieve their sustainable economic development impact. “I am very humbled to have been among such great businesses within my category, and this win is a wonderful accomplishment for Magnet”, says Brian.

3M™ Extreme Sealing Tape 4412N - No leaking with extreme sealing!

It conforms over contours, ensures a water-tight seal, and requires no curing time… With features like this it’s no wonder why 3M’s Extreme Sealing Tape is the most sought after tape across a multitude of applications. This single coated tape with an ionomer film backing is designed to seal perfectly over existing joints, penetrations or seams. Typical applications include: Metal Fabrication HVAC and other industrial equipment The sealing of leakage in roof joints of commercial vehicles caused by severe corrosion of metal sheets, loose or corroded screws and cracks in the sealant joints…