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Low Profile Magnets for End-of-Arm Tooling

A snapshot of tooling systems from Industrial Magnetics, Inc.


A snapshot of tooling systems from Industrial Magnetics, Inc.

Industrial Magnetics, Inc. (Boyne City, MI) patented Transporter® LP magnetic end-of-arm tool­ing allows for minimal die clearance and can be easily installed to existing air connections on tooling booms or robotic face plates. Transporter® LP magnets are designed to directly replace vacuum cups with only minor tooling adjustments.



Ideal for applications in the Appliance, Automotive, and Office Furniture industries, as well as numerous next-generation sheet handling technology. It only requires a short, single burst of shop air to quickly release parts, is available in three standard sizes with the strongest unit holding up to 162 lbs.

Included in the LP line is the TPLP50. A 5”, low profile Transporter that is ideal for lifting thin sheets. It is also avail­able with a Destacking Option that features a special magnetic circuit, designed to destack metal sheets as thin at 0.030” (22 gauge).

Every Transporter® product provides more options for pick-up points on stamped, perfo­rated and odd-shaped parts, and a significant reduction over vacuum and suction cups in shop air costs. Transporters® also offers more accurate placement on the die and quicker cycle times for increased production. Each is mil­lion-cycle-tested for endurance and incorporates a fail-safe feature that, in the event of air loss, prevents the magnet from releasing ferrous parts.

IMI specializes in custom designs, providing Transporter® product for coil lifting, banded material handling and other challeng­ing applications. A full line of accessories and fittings are available, and standard list prices range from $304-$1214 per unit.

Industrial Magnetics, Inc.
Boyne City, Michigan
Phone: 888-582-0823


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