Magnets, or flexible magnets, are cost-effective, permanent magnets engineered for use as fasteners & fixings across industrial, commercial, and residential environments. Specifically, magnetic strips are self-adhesive bonding tapes equipped with the power of permanent magnets. As such, they do not use any adhesive other than their magnetic force.
Importance of magnets & magnetic strips
Flexible magnets & magnetic strips are extremely versatile, easy to use, and low-cost items. The strips can be cut and used like any other tape, proving beneficial in both professional and DIY projects. Magnets & magnetic strips can be manipulated to fit any desired specification and use, from labelling to bonding materials to different types of surfaces. Some applications include warehouse labelling, automotive signs, decorations, name badges, windows & door seals, furniture closures and stationeries.
Best practices for buying magnets & magnetic strips
It is recommended that you consider the following before purchase:
Depending on the application, you will need to consider the magnet’s strength. For example, if you are buying magnetic strips to use in packaging applications, then a normal flexible variety will suffice, but for heavier applications, such as for vehicle signage, you should consider a magnet with around 30 ML thickness.
Consider the grade of the magnets & magnetic strips, for example, standard F1 grade magnets & magnetic strips for better strength and effective technical applications.
Make sure that the magnets & magnetic strips you are purchasing can tolerate different temperature conditions. For instance, if you use a magnetic strip with a vinyl binder in temperatures above 120 degrees Celsius, then the magnet is at a higher risk of degradation. Hence, only use vinyl-bound magnetic strips in ambient temperatures.