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Ferrite Disc Magnet - 38mm x 5.6mm

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Product Code10008
Pull Force*0.7 Kg
Weight59 gm
StyleFerrite disc magnet
GradeY30BH
Direction of MagnetisationAxially magnetised thru the 5.6mm
Thickness5.6mm
Diameter38mm

*Measured against up to 10mm mild steel.

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Magnet Dimensions

Magnetic Product Description:

This ferrite disc magnet has a diameter of 38mm and a thickness of 5.6mm. It is identified by the AMF magnet part number 10008.

Uses for our ferrite disc magnets:

Our ferrite disc magnets come in a variety of sizes. When assembling products or handcrafts, an epoxy glue is recommended for ferrites once the bonding surface has been cleaned and dried of the thin film of magnetic powder found on these magnets. Some applications for ferrite magnets are: handcrafts, souvenirs, fridge magnets, whiteboard magnets & educational magnets.

What does education have to do with Ferrite disc magnets, 40mm in diameter and 10mm in height? These small magnets are sprinkled throughout the tertiary education sector in a variety of different roles. Magnets help regulate the movement of parts in myriad electronics equipment and electrical systems.

Magnets play useful holding, releasing and re-holding functions in many design, engineering and visual displays where intuitive attract and repel characteristics within known tolerances are required. For research projects, magnets like these disc magnets can be deployed beyond simple applications of holding many pieces of research materials on a platform as a way of mapping the material.

Indeed, these magnets could be used as a way of understanding the research process itself. Many researches begin their scope of studies with pre-conceived ideas. However, the evidence or indications their research uncovers is often contrary to their expectations. The dedicated researcher should operate more like a magnet in their attitude and operation. Within its field of influence, or force field, magnets draw like materials from the full radius of possibility, not from a favoured spectrum or segment of the field.

The researcher, initially at least, should consider all the materials relevant to the study equally, putting aside personal or intellectual bias. Assessing all relevant possibilities on their merit, rather than trying to force preferred evidence to fit a pre-existing theory is difficult, but necessary.

By acting like a magnet, attracting all relevant materials without fear or favour, researches allow the evidence to speak for itself, without the imposition of a personal bias.

By behaving more like this little ferrite disc magnet, researches can avoid performing research that merely seeks to confirm a bias. They can allow the research to lead to the truth as far as they can ascertain. Having your assumptions discredited by your own research may sound uncomfortable. Tertiary institutions call that education.

You can check further in this article ‘Science Circus Africa’ uses AMF Ferrite Magnets in their Education Program

Customer Reviews
  1. Perfect for my repair job.
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    I had an oven door that wouldn't close completely, and the hinges weren't available any more. Rather than replace the oven, I thought magnets attached to the door surround could work, as both surfaces were metal. It was trial and error, but the two heat resistant 38mm discs were sufficient to close the door completely. I now have a few extra on hand if required, but a month on, it's still snapping closed!

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