Slot car magnet downforce calculator

 

When Scalextric spares magnets are mounted to the chassis of Scalextric cars and slot cars they are attracted to the steel guide slot inserts in Scalextric tracks. This calculator gives the equivalent weight as given by the magnetic attraction of various magnets.

To use this calculator simply select the desired magnet from the drop down list and enter the distance in millimeters between the underside of the magnet and the steel guide inserts in the track. Click on 'Calculate' and the equivalent weight is given in grams.

     
Select magnet:  
Input magnet distance to track: mm
     
Calculated magnet downforce:

grams