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How to use a stud pot magnet?

How to use a stud pot magnet

Each type of stud pot magnet requires a slightly different method for use. Read on to find out more…

Plain stud pot magnets

Riveter To use a plain stud pot magnet you will need a riveter to create a hole in the non-ferromagnetic material you are attaching the magnet to.

Step 1 – Position magnet

First, place the plain stud pot magnet through the hole in the non-ferromagnetic material.

Using a riveter

Step 2 – Rivet in place

Then, on the side of the material where the stud is protruding, use the riveter to punch the stud into an umbrella shape, holding the magnet securely in place.

External threaded stud pot magnets

There are two ways to use a threaded stud pot magnet, either by screwing it into a threaded hole or by using a nut.
Twisting an external threaded stud pot magnet into a piece of wood clockwise

Screwing into place

For this method, the stud of the external threaded pot magnet needs to be inserted into the threaded hole. To attach with a screw, turn the stud pot magnet clockwise whilst applying pressure. Make sure you keep turning until the stud cannot be tightening any further.

To remove the external threaded stud pot magnet, simply turn the stud pot magnet anti-clockwise.


A nut is used when a threaded hole is not available.

First, push the external threaded stud through the hole in the non-ferromagnetic material. Next, place a nut on the end of the stud and turn it clockwise until the nut is attached securely to the external threaded stud.

Internal threaded stud pot magnets

Twisting a screw bolt clockwise into an internal threaded stud pot magnet To use an internal threaded stud, an external threaded stud or bolt is required. This external threaded stud needs to be turned clockwise into an internal threaded hole to attach securely.

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