Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Permanent Magnets

General Magnet Questions

What is the strongest kind of magnet?

What affects magnet strength?

Can an existing magnet be made stronger?

What are North and South magnetic poles?

Neodymium Magnets

Do Neodymium magnets become weaker over time?

Can I cut, drill, weld or machine neodymium magnets?

Do Neodymium magnets have health benefits?

Can magnets be combined to make them stronger?

What does the magnet grade mean?

Can Neodymium magnets be painted?

Is "Rare Earth" the same as "Neodymium"?

What is the difference between the coatings used on Neodymium magnets?

Ferrite / Ceramic Magnets

Are Ferrite magnets the same as fridge magnets?

Electromagnets