Fresh Ideas to Use Flexible Magnets

Fresh Ideas to Use Flexible Magnets

Ideas of Using Flexible magnets and Magnetic Sheets

Flexible magnets are effective and versatile in terms of the many applications they enjoy. There is no end to the creative ways that you can use flexible magnetic sheets in business, schools, and homes. JLP Company Inc manufactures high quality flexible magnetic sheets and strips available in different thicknesses to better appeal to your specific application. Check out some fresh ideas on using flexible magnets in the office, school, and home.

Business Cards

Magnetic business cards are a creative way of making sure that clients find it easy to locate your contact details. Customers and prospective customers simply stick them up on a metallic board or surface. They can also be emblazoned with creative and unique designs and graphics.

Photo Frames

Magnetic frames are a great way to give family or students real estate to stick up pictures, crafts, artwork, and a host of other items. The frames can be used on places such as fridges and other metallic surfaces.

Magnetic Calendars

Magnetic calendars are a great promotional item for businesses that are embarking on a branding or promotional campaign. Customers are more likely to use them throughout the year as they can easily stick them up and move them as and when needed.

Championing a cause

Organizations and individuals can easily fashion magnetic ribbons for specific causes using flexible magnetic sheets.  It is a cost effective and creative way to produce ribbons. The availability of printable flexible magnets makes the whole process easy.

School security

Magnetic strips placed over door latches make it easy for teachers and students to easily open and close the door, while providing a fast way to go into lockdown. Simply removing the magnetic strip allows even a child to lock the door. Security in schools is centerstage given the various unfortunate incidents that have taken so many innocent lives.

We can help

If you are looking for premium quality flexible magnetic strips or rolls to use in a diverse range of applications, JLP Company Ltd has everything that you need. Browse through available products to place an order or talk to us to get answers to all your questions. Call us today at 909 803 0388 or mail us at sales@jlpco.com. You can also Send Us a Message, and we will get back to you shortly.

Pro Tips to Get the Best Prints with Printable Magnetic Sheets

How to print on magnetic sheets

Getting the desired results when printing to printable flexible magnetic sheets is easy when you know what you are doing and using high quality flexible magnetic sheets and printers. Apart from being a cost-effective method, printing directly to flexible magnetic sheets also gives you great quality prints for applications such as vehicle graphics, message boards, POP displays, wayfinding signs, and decorative magnets. JLP Company limited manufactures superior quality flexible magnets that beat the competition when it comes to giving you the desired results. Here are some tips to get The first requirement to getting the best print job when working with printable flexible magnetic sheets is to choose the right thickness of material. The clue lies in the desired application and printer being used. When working with flatbead or sheet bed printers, most printers can choose to go above 30 or 20 mil. Roll-fed wide format printers, on the other hand, work well with thinner magnets, below 30 and preferably 20 mil. The right thickness not only helps ensure great quality prints but also saves your printer from being overburdened and damaged.

The best print on your printable magnetic sheets.

Pick the right thickness

Take due care

Always remain mindful that you are working with a magnetic material. Some printers feature metal platens which must be covered during the printing process to prevent it from attracting and catching the magnet. The covering ensures that your prints are free from smudges and distortions.

Elevate the magnetic roll

Make sure that your flexible magnetic roll is positioned in such a way that you have a kind of straight feed. Attaining the optimum position ensures that the magnetic sheet does not pull too tight, ripple, or bunch up.

Take it easy

Never rush a print job as you need to observe and adjust a number of things to get a perfect print. Patience is a desirable quality when working with printable flexible magnetic sheets. Slower printer speeds are highly recommended.

Talk to us

If you are looking for premium quality flexible magnetic sheets or rolls, JLP Company Inc. has it all under one roof. Browse through available magnetic products to find the one that fits your requirements or talk to our experts for help. Call us today at 909 803 0388 or mail us at sales@jlpco.com to get answers to all your questions.

Printable Magnet Thickness

What thicknesses of magnets does JLP carry? What’s the difference?

A: We offer a very wide variety of magnet thicknesses to suit everyone’s needs. Whether you are just looking for a cheap solution for a fridge magnet or a heavy duty magnet for shelving, we’ll have it!

Some of our available thicknesses and what they are usually used for:

  • 0.012″ – will hold itself to the fridge but nothing else
    Usually used for fridge magnets like calendars and business cards.
  • 0.014″ – “Magnetic Paper” will hold itself and typical shopping list (1 sheet)
    Usually used for fridge magnets like calendars and business cards
    .
  • 0.015″ – will hold itself plus 1 – 2 pieces of paper
    Usually used for fridge magnets like calendars and business cards.
  • 0.020″ – will hold itself plus 1 – 4 pieces of paper
    Usually used for fridge magnets like calendars, business cards and signage.
  • 0.030″ – will hold itself plus a lot more
    Usually used for heavy-duty applications like vehicle signage and wearhouse labels.

As you might see with this pattern that the thicker the magnet, the stronger they are. We carry up to 0.080” thickness as well as some permanent magnets (ceramic and neodynium).

Flexible Magnets: Printable Magnets and Adhesive Magnets

Vinyl
We have a wide assortment of colour vinyl magnet sheeting to suit your specific needs: black, white, green, blue, red, yellow and orange, in either a matte or gloss finish. Printed vinyl magnets attract attention, enhance your company’s professional feel and elevate your products above the competition. A list of print methods and compatible printer brands can be found under Finishing Techniques.

Self-Adhesive (Peel and Stick)
A popular item is our self-adhesive magnets (pressure-sensitive adhesive), which can easily adhere to any material that has a slightly textured, un-slick surface. This flexible magnet sheeting can be easily used for a variety of signage applications, stationary and craft projects.

 

Flexible Magnets

People sometimes call Flexible Magnets as rubber magnets which made of ferrite powders and polymer. It have characteristics of flexible, versatile and endless possibilties. Its material can be twisted, bend, punched, and otherwise made into all forms or shapes without loss of magnetic energy. Due to the characteristic of flexibility, flexible magnet can be as durable as rubber toys.

Flexible magnets are extensively applied in advertising, craft magnets, sign, vehicle signs, promotion, decorative stuff, display, school educational aid, toy, motor, industrials etc. You can easily cut flexible magnets with scissors and do screen printing, wide format inkject printing, and also off-set printing. It’s available for adhesive backing or brightly colored vinyl facing, inkjet photo paper facing. You can have JLP’s magnets in rolls, sheets and can be die cut into custom profiles.

Namely Flexible Magnets can be in these forms:

  • Plain Magnets, that is basically plain bare magnets sheets.
  • Printable Magnets, that are magnets backed with vinyl or paper to be printable with proper printers.
  • Adhesive Magnets, magnets that are backed with adhesive, we only use Acrylic base glue/adhesive that is suitable for outdoor/indoor use.
  • Magnetic Strips are extruded magnets that come in 0.5″ and 1″ width of 60 mil thick with adhesive. easily use to turn anything to be magnetic by applying along the edges of the display (for example).

JLP Magnet produces high quality flexible magnets based on 25 years of magnet manufacturing experiences. We offer two grades of flexible magnets : Isotropic, and An-Isotropic. While An-Isotropic is stronger and more costly. Isotropic flexible magnetic sheeting is extensively used in various industries. All products meet requirements of EN71-3, RoHS and Phathates. We firmly believe JLP Magnet is your best flexible magnets supplier.

Must-Know Warehouse Labeling Tips using Flexible Magnets

Must-Know Warehouse Labeling Tips using Flexible Magnets

An efficient and logical flow of people and goods is very critical to the operations of every warehouse. Warehouse signage and location labeling is often overlooked during the planning of a new warehouse although its importance cannot be overemphasized. A little planning, some flexible magnetic signs, and design will get you up and running. To help, here are a few tips to consider.

Warehouse Labeling with Flexible magnet

Warehouse Labeling with Flexible magnet and magnetic strips

Work with a professional designer

The first thing you need to do is get in touch with a reputable provider of signage design services to establish the nature of services they bring to the table. Some provide a full range of services including signage/labeling design, printing on flexible magnetic strips, and installation. You will benefit a lot from the experience they bring to the table.

Know your needs

Before you set out to buy flexible magnets and start the labeling/signage design process, review your warehouse to establish what you need. You will need to have a full picture of the shelves and racking as well as the flow of goods and people, among other things. After considering all these factors as well as the type of lighting to be installed, you can better determine the number, size, type, and location of signs that you need.

Prepare your warehouse

Prepare your warehouse for the installation of signage/labeling. Make sure you have the right mounting for your signage/labeling and the technology you intend to use. Get rid of dust and dirt on the beams, racks and shelves as it can negatively impact the effectiveness of the labeling/signage adhesive. Make sure all the equipment required for the installation is in place such as barcode printers and power lifters.

We can help

When you need to get the best signage/labeling for your warehouse, you need to use the best flexible magnets on the market. JLP Company provides premium quality flexible magnet products for all your warehouse labeling needs. Check out our printable magnets and magnetic strips to find the best options for your requirement. To get expert help or answers to your questions, call us at 909 803 0388 or mail to sales@jlpco.com. You can also Message Us and we will get back to you as soon as possible.