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POW-R-LITE™ Magnets

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These Ohio Lifting Magnets are small in size, but deliver powerful performance. Our POW-R-LITE Series of magnets are high duty-cycle, mechanically tough pieces of equipment that deliver low initial investment, high productivity and low maintenance costs for years. Ohio completes the system with factory-matched magnet generators and controllers. It’s all there, from the diesel or gasoline-driven generator to the magnet controller to the tough Pow-R-Lite Lifting Magnet. Each component is built to go the distance.

  • Lightweight and ideal for scrap handling and track sweeping

  • Lifting Capability Range – 150 to 2,500 lbs.

  • Fabricated Case Construction

  • Aluminum or Copper Wound Coil Designs available

  • 230VDC Standard

Industrial Applications

  • Track-Sweeping / Rail Maintenance-of-Way Operations

  • Scrap Handling

  • Plate Handling

LOADSTAR™ (LS) Lifting Magnets

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Our LOADSTAR series of lifting magnets are favorites of the scrap handling industry due to their heavy-duty construction and deep field design. Loadstar is specifically engineered to provide our customers maximum production scrap handling profitability and long productive life. The heart of Loadstar’s superior strength is a cast, steel magnet case with integrally cast, ribbed sections. High-strength alloy steel lifting chains and an extra thick work hardening manganese bottom plate complete the design circuit. The result is high day-to-day production, long service life and easy serviceability. When you consider the responsible, low initial cost of a Loadstar, you’ll know that you’re looking at an uncontested long-term value for your operation.

  • Low cost, high performance magnets ideal for scrap handling value

  • Available in 48,” 58″ and 67″ Design Diameters

  • Lifting Capability Range – 1,800 to 4,200 lbs

  • Lightweight and ideal for hydraulic machines

  • Have a rugged cast case construction

  • Deep field aluminum wound coil creates powerful gripping force

  • 230 VDC Standard; special voltages available by request

Industrial Applications

  • Production Scrap Handling

Super LOADSTAR™ (SLS) Magnets

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Our Super LOADSTAR series of lifting magnets are designed for the most rigorous applications of the scrap handling industry and other demanding users. The Super Loadstar offers a heavy-duty cast case construction for long life and an optional extra-heavy bottom plate design for large, dense scrap handling. Super Loadstar magnets feature Ohio’s deep field design that is specifically engineered to provide our most demanding customers maximum scrap handling productivity.

  • Super field aluminum wound coil design creates powerful gripping force

  • Available in 48,” 58″, 67″ and 72″ Design Diameters

  • Lifting Capability Range – 2,200 to 5,640 lbs

  • Ideal for hydraulic machines

  • Heavy Duty cast case construction

  • 230 VDC Standard; special voltages available by request

  • Optional extra heavy duty LS-X bottom plate is available for dense and large material applications

  • Cooler operating temperatures for extended duty

Industrial Applications

  • Production Scrap Handling

AWX/DAWX Magnets

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Our AWX and DAWX Series of lifting magnets are Ohio’s cost-effective answer to severe-duty, tough scrap handling applications. These aluminum wound magnets feature either standard field or deep field designs to meet the ever-growing demands for cost-effective, productive, long-lived solutions.

  • Aluminum wound severe-duty magnets for tough scrap handling applications

  • Available in 34″, 40″, 45″, 55,” 66″, 71″, 77″, 83″ and 93″ Design Diameters

  • Lifting Capability Range – 550 to 10,900 lbs

  • Ideal for cable or hydraulic machines

  • Heavy Duty cast case construction

  • AWX standard aluminum wound coil design; DAWX offers optional deep field design providing even more powerful gripping force

  • 230 VDC Standard; special voltages available by request

Industrial Applications

  • Production Scrap Handling for Severe Duty Applications

CWX / DCWX Magnets

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Our CWX and DCWX series of copper wound lifting magnets provide maximum lift in severe-duty, tough scrap handling applications. These copper wound magnets feature either standard field or deep field designs to meet the ever-growing demands for cost-effective, productive, long-lived solutions.

  • Copper wound severe-duty magnets for the toughest scrap handling applications

  • Added lifting capacity from copper wound field

  • Available in 34″, 40″, 45″, 55,” 66″, 71″, 77″, 83″ and 93″ Design Diameters

  • Lifting Capability Range – 750 to 11,950 lbs

  • Ideal for cable or hydraulic machines

  • Heavy Duty cast case construction

  • CWX standard cooper coil design/DCWX has deep field copper coil design providing even more powerful gripping force

  • 230 VDC Standard; special voltages available by request

Industrial Applications

  • Production Scrap Handling

AWL / CWL Magnet Series

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Our AWL (aluminum coil) and CWL (copper coil) Series of lifting magnets are ideally suited for severe scrap handling duty, such as for drop balls, ingots, molds and crop ends handling, and slag reclamation. The heavy cast steel magnet case, alloy steel lifting chains and quick-disconnect lead assemblies ensure that these magnets remain productive over a long life.

  • Aluminum wound coils standard design (AWL); Copper wound coils available for hot-work applications and added lifting capacity (CWL)

  • Available in 47″, 57″, 61″, 66,” 72″, 76″, 83″ and 93″ Diameters

  • Quick-disconnect lead assemblies, to provide speed and ease-of-use

  • Lifting Capability Range – 1,900 to 11,400 lbs

  • Heavy Duty cast case construction and alloy steel lifting chains, for maximum productive life

  • 230 VDC standard, special voltages available

  • Hot-work designs available on request

Industrial Applications

  • Production Scrap Handling

  • Mill Duty

SR Series Magnets

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Our SR series of steel mill-type lifting magnets are designed specifically for severe mill service applications, such as heavy drop ball handling, hot crop handling (hot-work construction), slab handling, and slag reclamation. The extra heavy cast steel magnet case, alloy steel lifting chains and quick-disconnect lead assemblies ensure that these magnets remain productive over a long life.

  • Extra Heavy Duty cast case construction and alloy steel lifting chains, for maximum productive life

  • Available in 40″, 47″, 57″, 65,” and 69″ Design Diameters

  • Lifting Capability Range – 2,250 to 18,000 lbs

  • Aluminum wound coils are standard design; Copper wound coils available for hot-work applications and added lifting capacity

  • Available in various designs including standard, deep and extra deep field (SRED) to provide maximum gripping force

  • Quick-disconnect lead assemblies, to provide speed and ease-of-use

  • 230 VDC standard, special voltages available by request

  • Hot-work designs available on request

Industrial Applications

  • Severe Mill Service

  • Available for Hot-Work

Rectangular Scrap Magnets (DAWXRM)

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Our Rectangular Scrap Magnets provide optimum scrap charging capabilities, ideal for the loading and unloading of rail cars. The deep field dual coil design offers lower inductance, which decreases charging and discharging times. These magnets feature easy maintenance; sizes manufactured to suit your application, and continued operation even in the event of a single coil failure.

  • Heavy duty fabricated case

  • Available in variety of sizes from 63″ by 126″ to 83″ by 166″

  • Lifting Capability (Plate Punchings) 14, 660 to 26,135 lbs

  • Ideal for the loading and unloading of rail cars

  • Optimum magnet for scrap charging

  • Deep field dual coil design for lower inductance which decreases charging and discharging times

  • Designed for ease of maintenance

  • Design allows for continued operation even in the event of a single coil failure

  • 230 Volts Standard; Dual voltage and special voltages available

  • Dual voltage and special voltages available

  • Sizes typically manufactured to suit applications

Industrial Applications

  • Scrap Handling / Loading and Unloading of Rail Cars

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