Surely many are totally unaware of this instrument, since it is a great unknown to many. However, it can help you a lot in your workshop if you work with small screws or nuts. With this magnetic screw tray you will never lose them, and then you will not have to regret that one is missing when setting up your project.
It is common when working with these metal pieces so small that they end up getting lost, but with this instrument that will stop happening, and your fastons, screws, etc, you will always have them at hand ...
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What is a magnetic screw tray?
A magnetic tray For screws it is a circular, or square tray, which is usually made of corrosion resistant stainless steel. Thanks to the magnet that it incorporates in its base, it will keep all the pieces (nuts, bolts,…) and metal tools attached so that they are always where you need them and none are lost.
In addition, they usually include protection of rubber at its base, right where the permanent magnet, so it doesn't slide easily and hold position. So you can use it on all types of surfaces, from a domestic table, to a workbench, garage, etc.
How it is used
Using this type of tool is very simple. It can be used both for makers and for many other industrial applications, including computer equipment repair shops where a multitude of small screws are used during disassembly and assembly of the team. You just have to place the tray on a surface, and leave inside all the metal pieces that you want not to get lost.
So you will have them always in sight, and you will prevent them from falling out of your workspace or getting lost. Something especially important when it comes to old or unique pieces that are no longer manufactured ...
Where to buy a magnetic screw tray
If you want to buy a cheap magnetic tray, you can take a look at these recommendations:
- Rectangular magnetized tray 230x130 mm.
- 15 cm diameter robust magnetic bowl.
- 150cm diameter round stainless steel tray.
- Set of 3 magnetic bowls of 15, 11 and 7.5 cm in diameter.
- Magnetic Tool Bar. It can be used both for workshops, to anchor your metal tools to the wall, as well as for kitchens, for knives, etc.