American ingenuity is directly led to the birth of the flexible magnet. The journey towards the advancement of flexible magnetic materials begin during the late 50’s, when the press reported that a child had suffocated in a locked refrigerator. There was a sudden need for a new safe and effective losing mechanism for refrigerators. The result was a flexible magnetic strip whose locking mechanism provided the added benefit of improved sealing power. Today, flexible magnets are a staple in a lot of industries such as signs and graphics displays.
Uses of flexible magnets
Magnets have widespread use and are all around us. You can find them not only in refrigerator closing systems, but in vehicle wraps, retail displays, signage and trade shows. Printable magnets can be found in:
• Menu boards
• Warehouse labelling
• Attendance boards
• Vehicle signs
• Directories/ location identification
You can print directly into magnets. Flexible and hard magnets can be used as mounting devices, structural hanging or easily attached to signs. Adhesive tape can be used to attach flexible magnets to signs so that they can be mounted to magnetic receptive or metal ferrous surfaces. It is always Important to adopt new and easy ways to integrate magnets to achieve versatility, increase revenues, and allow for easy installation management and movement of your signage. Flexible magnets are also available in strips and rolls of different thicknesses and widths. Rolls and strips are commonly used in store displays where magnets strips are attached using a vinyl adhesive. They are also used to create labeling identifying different products devices and locations. This makes them ideal for seasonal displays or fast-changing product requirements. If you have a requirement for frequently changing messaging and don’t mind having to write and wipe off the surfaces, a flexible magnet with a erase surface is the best choice for you.
Deal with a reputable manufacturer
There are a lot of manufacturers of flexible and printable magnets in California and Nevada. Browse the internet to compile a shortlist of those with a clean track record and years of experience in the industry. It always helps to discuss your requirements with an expert if you are buying or using magnetic magnets for the first time. The internet also gives you access to many creative ways of using flexible magnets and printing on printable magnets.