LEGACY Magswitch AR50 Classic – 8140319

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 AR50 Classic is a compact and versatile gripper tool that 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

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Legacy Date Sunset Date End of Support Possible Replacement Downloads

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).

SKU: 8140319.


Max Breakaway* 548 lbs/248.6 kg
Safe Working Load* 137 lbs/62.1 kg
Full Saturation Thickness 3/8” / 9.5 mm
Max Safe Shear* 68 lbs/30.8 kg
Minimum Thickness for De-Stack 3/8” / 9.5 mm
Min Actuation Pressure 25psi / 1.7×105 pa
Max Actuation Pressure 145 psi / 1×106 pa
Net Weight 4.4 lbs / 2.0 kg
Air Port Thread M5x0.8
Mounting Thread M6x1.0
Overall Height 166.5 mm
Magnetic Pole Footprint 64×51.75 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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