LEGACY Magswitch AR20 Classic – 8140481

This product is now in Legacy status and should no longer be deployed in new projects. All documents are for reference use only. See table below for important dates. 

Magswitch AR20 Classic is one of the most versatile grippers in our lineup. Compact and lightweight, these tools pack a high power to weight ratio to handle any size application. With customizable pole shoes, the AR series can handle any geometry you throw at it. No need to find a flat spot in your next project. Simply contact our engineers to help you tap into the extreme flexibility of these tools.

Features & Benefits
• Compact single magnet design
• Classic mounting is the most compact in the range
• Customizable contact surface
• Maximum power to weight ratio
• Saves energy – 90% less air
• Fail-safe operation

Legacy Date Sunset Date End of Support Possible Replacement Downloads
x T20 AR20 Classic Spec Sheet
AR20 Classic STEP File


Legacy Date is defined as the tool is no longer part of our current active product line. We will move tools to Legacy status when new technology tools offer better performance or cost.

Sunset Date is defined as the tool is not supported by inventory stocking levels and may be available as custom-order only and subject to Minimum Order Quantities and long lead times (consult Magswitch).

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SKU: 8140481.


Max Breakaway* 63 lbs/28.6 kg
Working Load 4:1* 15.75 lbs/7.2 kg
Full Saturation Thickness 11 ga/3.0 mm
Max Shear 2:1* 6 lbs/2.7 kg
Minimum Thickness for De-Stack 11 ga/3.0 mm
Min Actuation Pressure 20 psi/1.4×105 pa
Max  Actuation Pressure 100 psi/6.9×105 pa
Off Target Actuation Pressure 39 psi/ 2.6×105 pa
Net Weight 0.4 lbs/0.2 kg
Air Port Thread M5x0.8
Mounting Thread M3x0.5
Overall Height 98.50 mm
Magnetic Pole Footprint 26×22 mm


* Max Breakaway determined in laboratory environment on 2” thick SAE1018 Steel with surface roughness 63 micro inches. Many factors contribute to the actual breakaway force in each application. Always test the magswitch in each application before deployment.  Refer to the magswitch information booklet for more information.

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