Old 12-07-2008, 05:51 AM #1
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Default Neodymium magnet safety

don't let this happen to you!

http://magnetnerd.com/Neodymium%20Ma...20Accident.htm

i saw this and thought i would share it to make you guys aware of what can and will happen if you are careless with these super magnets


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Old 12-07-2008, 05:56 AM #2
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Ouch... That's why when you have a pack of these, you never fold them up together... I hear it could happen, but never saw pictures.
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o_o;

I never keep any two of my large (well, not that large, but 3/4'' cube, cylinder, and sphere) magnets out at the same time.
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Default Re: Neodymium magnet safety

I've given myself a couple of blood blisters and bruises with my four 1&quot; x 1/2&quot; x 1/4 &quot; magnets (two are N45, two are N50). *Nothing nearly as damaging as this, though! *Glad you posted this. *Pictures are worth a thousand words. *

EDIT: My magnets are like a 20mW laser: capable of doing some damage if you are not being safe, but the chance of actual injury is pretty low. The magnets he had are like a 300mW laser: they can seriously mess you up. I'm going to continue messing around with my magnets, like I would with a 20mW laser. Strong enough to be impressive, but not enough to be all too dangerous. Exactly how I like it.

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