Magnet Blog: What is FoilMAG?

Adams’ FoilMAG is a shiny, silver, ferrous metal tape with transparent pressure-sensitive rubber-based adhesive. It is magnet receptive, matches up with 1/2 and 1″ wide magnet strip, and is only .010″ thick to maintain a low profile. FOILMAG works great in interchangeable graphics, menu boards, point of purchase displays, package closures, crafts, and more. It […]

Best Tool to Use to Cut .030 Thick Magnet Sheets

Question: What’s the Best Tool to Use to Cut .030 Thick Magnet Sheets? Justin writes: I was wondering the method or type of tool used to cut .030″ thick magnet sheets? I have an art project and was wondering the best, most clean way to cut the sheet so that it leaves the smoothest edges […]

Best Material for Magnetic Car Signs & How Car Magnets Work

Best Material for Magnetic Car Signs & How Car Magnets Work magnet_sign_cleaning David Sharpe writes: We have a flatbed printer and solvent printer and we are looking for the best magnetic product to use for Car Magnets. One of our clients just had some of the ones that we are using blow off of her […]

Magnet Blog: A Good Way to Incorporate Greeting Cards and Refrigerator Magnets

Question: Deborah Foster writes: We have a greeting card company and want to expand to refrigerator magnets. What is the least expensive way to get into this and the least labor intensive? Answer: There are several ways you could expand into refrigerator magnets. A few ideas include: 1. Tipping or gluing printed magnets into your […]

How to Ship Magnets by Air – Guidelines for Shipping Magnets via Air Transportation

We are often asked about shipping magnets by air, and thought we’d take a minute to write about it.  Adams Magnetic Products’ general policy is to ship all magnetized products using ground transportation.  When necessary, we can prepare magnets for air shipment with sufficient shielding to make sure they travel safely. How to Ship Magnets […]

Why Don’t My Round Base Magnets Hold as Much as They Say They Should

Question: “Scott the PAINTER” from California asks: I recently purchased several round base style magnets from the hardware store and they don’t seem to work properly.  I spoke with the folks at the store and they told me there is nothing wrong with them. They attached them to those orange beams in the store and […]

How to Calculate Yield of Cut Magnet Sheets

Question: Mark Records of Smith Valley, NV asks “How do I figure out how many pieces of 5″ x 7” I can get out of a full roll of magnet sheet? I am currently using 50′ long rolls and there seems to be a lot of scrap. Are there different size rolls on the market? […]

Magnet Blog: Test Your Magnet Knowledge

Everyone knows that magnets are cool, fascinating and important to our every day life, but how much do you really know about them?  We ran accross this fun “Magnetic Attractions” quiz on the Mental Floss blog.  If you have an extra minute you should check it out!