steel shell of pot magnet

steel shell of pot magnet

A pot magnet is a permanent magnet encased in a steel shell, which is sometimes called a pot, hence the name ‘pot’ magnet.
A permanent magnet emits a magnetic field without the need for any electricity.

Magnetic field lines of a pot magnet

Magnetic field lines of a pot magnet
The steel shell helps the pot magnet by increasing its holding power and providing the magnet with added strength and stability.

stud pot magnet

Magnetic down light being held by a stud pot magnet
Pot magnets are often used as magnetic bases and magnetic holders for large supermarket ceiling signs.

Types of pot magnet

Types of pot magnet: bi-pole, countersunk, internal threaded, stud and through hole
There are five forms of pot magnet: bi-pole, countersunk, through hole, internal threaded, and stud.