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Magswitch MLAY1000 Lifting Magnet

  • Magswitch LAY series magnets utilize different size magnets to attain different field depths.
  • The MLAY1000 series utilizes 70mm magnets to achieve full saturation at 1/2 inch and greater.
  • The MLAY1000 is a medium duty lifting magnet ideal for fitting in tight spots and lifting beams and medium sheets.
  • This unit is great for lifting loads with painted or rusty surfaces as the deep field penetrates further into the metal.


Max Breakaway* 1000 lbs/454 kg
Safe Working Load* 333 lbs/151 kg
Full Saturation Thickness 3/4" / 12.7mm
Max Safe Shear* 50 lbs/22.7 kg
Minimum Thickness for De-Stack 3/4" / 12.7.5mm
Net Weight 11.5 lbs/5.2 kg
Overall Height 253.12 mm
Magnetic Pole Footprint 108.0 x 72.0 mm

* Max Breakaway determined in laboratory environment on 2" thick SAE1018 Steel with surface application. Always test the magswitch in each application before deployment.

About MSA Magswitch

  • The Magswitch Lifting Magnets are a powerful tool designed for moving heavy steel sections, beams, and components.
  • These magnets allow for operators to safely and easily lift steel material on and off trucks, cutting beds, guillotines, saws, etc.
  • Not only do these magnets substantially save time and allow for increase in production, they also greatly reduce WHS risks such as back injury caused by lifting heavy steel objects.
  • Magswitch technology values Heavy Lifting capabilities to a whole new level of strength & safety.


  • Lock On and Off handle – Magnet turns completely On and Of
  • Superior hold on thin steel (7mm deep field)
  • Compact, lightweight and easy actuation
  • Lifts large flat sheets, beams and pipe
  • Performs well on air gaps such as rust and dirt
  • Customizable pole shoes to fit almost any application
  • Magnet stays clean as you can wipe off debris easily


  • AIMS SKU A0159635
  • Brand Magswitch
  • Model Number 8100088
  • Barcode Number 0878628000531
  • Type Lifting Magnet
SKU: A0159635

Magswitch MLAY1000 Lifting Magnet

Magswitch Lifting Magnet


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