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Craft And Model Magnet Applications

01/08/2013

Model Aeroplane Magnets – Cowl Magnets

Using Magnets in professional and hobby models is becoming increasingly popular. Each week we receive a number of enquiries from enthusiasts across Europe wanting to integrate magnets into their home model kits. This week we received an email from Richard in Hertfordshire who wanted to share with us how he had used our magnets in his latest model aeroplane. Richard purchased 2 packs of 10mm diameter circular disc magnets to form an integral part of his planes design. When Richard contacted us he explained that the cowl (nose) of the... Read More

01/08/2013

Model Aeroplane Magnets

Building your own model aeroplanes can be a great hobby. Enthusiasts all over the globe are making some of the most accurate and finely detailed scale model aeroplanes ever made. Unlike your traditional ‘Ready to Fly’ models building a scale aeroplane from scratch often requires small and detailed components that are not always easily available. We recently received an email from one of customers explaining how he has used our magnets to adapt his scale model design. Ian used small neodymium magnets to allow him to remove parts of the... Read More

01/08/2013

Craft Die Storage Magnetic Sheets

Storing Craft Dies can be tricky business. Across the internet you can find many different ways to create your own storage solution for metal craft dies. We were very lucky to hear from one of our customers who had come up with their own unique metal craft die storage solution. Ann from South Yorkshire contacted us to tell us how she had used our magnets to not only safely store her craft dies but arrange them so that they were easily accessible. Anne used a selection of our A4 flexible... Read More

01/08/2013
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Bride & Groom Save The Date Magnets

Tom from Bristol contacted us to show us how he had used our F322NAT self-adhesive magnets to create the perfect save the date magnet to send to friends and family.  Tom created his own mini bride and groom fridge magnets that could be sent out with his wedding invitations to help keep them safe.  The F322NAT magnet Tom used is a high performance 8mm diameter by 1mm thick self-adhesive neodymium magnet.  The magnet is backed with a strong 3m adhesive.   The strong backing and the high performance magnet meant Tom... Read More

01/08/2013

Push Pin Magnet

What are Pin Magnets? When Deb from Harrogate first contacted us to tell us about her magnet application it was difficult to fully understand how Deb was using the magnets she had purchased from us. After receiving a selection of photos it was very clear that Deb had created a very simple but very clever way of pushing metal pins into fabric or hard surfaces. Deb had purchased a selection of our 8mm diameter adhesive magnets to attach onto a small, handheld, circular piece of wood. After the magnets were... Read More

31/07/2013

Golf Fridge Magnets

Relaxing, taking time out, having fun and spending time with family and friends is what holidays are all about. However, no holiday is complete without a small piece of family holiday memorabilia. Paul from Hampshire contacted us to tell us how he took a simple piece of memorabilia from his recent holiday to Florida and transformed it into a fridge magnet for all the family to enjoy. While on Holiday Paul purchased a selection of ‘Poker Chips’ from some of the golf clubs he played at. When Paul returned home... Read More

31/07/2013
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Beer Bottle Magnets

Have you ever wondered what happens to all those beer caps used on the top of beer bottles to keep your beer tasting so fresh?  Well…  These are so typically found at the bottom of waste bins ready to be bagged up and skipped. We recently received an email from one of our customers who had found a cheap and easy way to recycle beer bottle tops into novel magnets that could be easily placed anywhere.  We think that this is a great idea for beer enthusiasts to show off... Read More