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Shaw Magnets Strength of Electromagnet

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Brand: Shaw Magnets  MPN: ELECMAG 
  • Country of Origin: China
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This electromagnet offers an amazing demonstration of how powerful magnetism can be. Powered by just one 9V PP3 battery, this small magnet has incredible lifting power of approximately 50kg.

  • When switched on, an iron plate locks itself solidly to the bottom of the electromagnet core. Turning the switch off will release the load or hold it in the air, as required
  • Karabiners are situated at the top and bottom of the device to make it easy to clip into position
  • Battery and instructions included
Type Electromagnet


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14 March 2014 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 06-0592
Q. What is the battery life if the magnet is left on?
A. Hi John, thanks for your question. The magnet draws 1.2A and, according to the manufacturer, in a continuous test with a good quality, new battery, it supports a 50kg weight for 20 minutes.


Shaw electro magnet

Reviewed by: Tim Allison - 20 March 2019
Excellent electromagnetic properties, let down by awkward to fit battery in the casing. The unit can also get very hot when used if exerting a strong pull and the battery soon becomes discharged.