What Is 'Shorting Out'?
Educational / March 12, 2019
In basic terms, 'shorting-out' is used in
In this state, contaminants on the outside of the build-up are not being held tightly to the magnet surface and risk being released or 'washed' back into the product stream (for example, if they are knocked off by oncoming product). This can be highly detrimental to final product security, with consequences being contamination in
Generally, a dirty magnet is useless - regular cleaning of magnets mean a clean surface is presented to the flow of product and will always be more effective in reducing
The images below show magnets loaded up and not operating at their full capacity.