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Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI) Magnetic Manhole Cover Lift System

April 1, 2006
Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI) introduced the patent-pending Magnetic Manhole Cover Lift System, a new product that allows manhole covers to be moved and replaced quickly, safely and magnetically-by one person. The Magnetic Manhole Cover Lift System's two, deep-reaching PowerLift Rare Earth Magnets attached to a spreader bar and lift dolly, allow one operator to lift and move up to a 36" diameter, heavily textured manhole cover with ease. Smaller manhole covers with smooth-surfaced centers can easily be lifted by removing the Spreader Bar and using one PowerLift Magnet. (IMI, Boyne City, Mich.)