The Care and Feeding of Different Kinds of Magnets

Magnets are like people. Some don’t like the heat, some don’t like the cold. Some are strong and some damage easily. And some are more dangerous than others. It may seem like a lot to keep in mind, but handling and storing magnets properly is the best way to assure optimal and long-lasting magnetization. Here […]

When It Comes to Sustainability, Magnets Just Click

True to their nature, magnets are attracting attention in all kinds of industries. Suitable for an enormous range of surfaces, magnets provide the strength and durability of mechanical closures and fasteners, with the mobility of temporary hangers. In the printing industry, magnets enable signage and displays to be assembled and updated quickly and neatly with […]

Industrial Magnets Removed from List 3 Tariffs

Good News for Magnets! You may have heard that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) had been considering a tariff of up to 25% on industrial magnets from China.  These tariffs would have affected many of our products, as China is the world’s primary source for rare earth elements and other minerals used to produce magnets.  […]

What’s the Best Way to Secure Flexible Magnet Strip? Read Our New Whitepaper

Choices abound when it comes to selecting a flexible magnet strip adhesive, including hot melt glues, wet glues, and rubber cement. But which option provides the most consistent, reliable results? The answers can be found in Adhesion of Flexible Magnet Strip: Application Best Practices and Choosing the Right PSA, a free whitepaper from Adams. Flexible […]

MAGbond® Magnetic Receptive Paint Ready for GlobalShop

Recently, we’ve been hearing one common request from our retail and POP design customers.  They wanted a magnetic paint that can hold everything from a simple magnet all the way up to our MAGbond® Magnet Media System.  Well, we have good news.  Adams’ now has a magnetic receptive paint that will be on display at […]

MAGbond® Canvas to be unveiled at SGIA!

Wide format printers working with hotel, entertainment and hospitality clients know that the opportunities for printing fine art are great if you have the right equipment, and the right materials. Introducing Adams MAGbond® Canvas, a magnet receptive sheet that delivers art quality print reproduced onto a canvas display that’s easy to install and incredibly simple to […]

The Magnetic Media Blitz

We knew wide format magnetic signs were an effective way of capturing customers’ attention; now, it seems they have captured the media’s attention as well. The July 2014 issue of Digital Output magazine features a story by Cassandra Balentine on magnetic and magnetic-receptive media. Adams is proud to be prominently featured in this article, which […]

How Magnetic Viewing Film Acts as a Magnetic Field Visualizer

Magnetic viewing film (also called magnetic viewing paper) is made of millions of tiny magnetic flakes suspended in clear oil. This oil is then sandwiched between two sheets of plastic. How Do You View a Magnetic Field? The magnetic viewing film can then be used to “see” the pattern of magnetization. When a magnet is […]

Magnet Blog: Is Bigger Better?

Yes, When It’s MegaMAG! These days consumers are bombarded with messages, so sometimes it takes a little extra effort to stand out from the crowd. That’s why Adams introduced MegaMAG, our wide format magnet that measures up to a full 48” across. Sure, there have been graphic displays this big before, but MegaMAG eliminates the […]

Magnet Blog: What is a Strong Magnet?

Manufacturers and consumers researching specific magnet types may come across the term “strong magnet” in their search. At first, this sounds like an attribute that should be necessary for any magnet – who would buy something called a “weak magnet”? Alnico magnets are strong enough for several industrial applications, while ceramic magnets offer versatility and […]