Applications | first4magnets.com

31/07/2013

Office Work Station Magnets

Magnets are found in almost every office, warehouse and factory in some form or another.  Most commonly, our magnets can be found on magnetic whiteboards in office meeting rooms and kitchens keeping important information safe and easy to access by everyone. We were very pleased when we recently received an email from one of our customers showing us how they had fitted out a new office workspace using our magnets.  We felt that this was a great use of magnets and shows just how useful and easy it is to... Read More

31/07/2013

Modern Model Paint Stand

If you are a model builder, model painter or general model enthusiast you will know that selecting the right paint for your project at hand is vital.  With so many colours and shades of paint to choose from selecting the right one is important. A quick trip to your local hobby shop and you will find row upon row of paints beautifully displayed in a logical and easy to find manner.  If you are truly a hobby enthusiast you may have wondered how all those display cases, full of paint... Read More

31/07/2013

Magnets in Manufacturing – Packaging Company

In today’s modern age, it is becoming increasingly common to find magnets in most (if not all) manufacturing processes across the world. Magnets allow manufacturers to carry out various tasks that are too detailed or costly for a human workforce to undertake. Nick from Derbyshire contacted us to tell us just how he used magnets in his company’s manufacturing process. Nick runs a packaging company and bought a F4MA32 (32mm dia. x 8mm thick x 5mm c/sink Neodymium Pot Magnet) from us to use on his window packaging machine. The... Read More

31/07/2013

Magnetic Cards

Magnetic Cards are becoming increasingly popular over time. Each year we receive hundreds of enquiries about printing onto magnetic card, sheets and tapes for personal and professional applications. This year we were contacted by one of our customers, Stein in Norway. Stein had ordered some of our magnets to create a concept for a “Postcard sticker magnet”. Stein hoped our magnets would allow postcards to be easily stuck onto fridges and magnetic surfaces. Did you know… If you have postcards from friends and family you too can easily make these... Read More

31/07/2013

High Performance Magnetic Recovery

We receive a high volume of emails from our customers both sharing and seeking advice for their magnet applications. Magnetic recovery is a very popular area of interest and requires a variety of different magnets across a huge range of different applications. First4magnets.com recently received a request for help from Hugh in Ireland. Hugh is a water well driller and while drilling a 250mm diameter water well in hard limestone rock lost the end of his drill bit shaft The expensive drill bit was lost at a depth of 125ft... Read More

31/07/2013

Guitar Back Plate Magnets

Have you ever designed, built and constructed your very own guitar? Our customer, James from Devon contacted us to tell how he not only built his own guitar but used our magnets in its finishing touches. James decided to build his very own ‘no hold barred’ bass guitar. When adding the finishing touches to his guitar design James wanted to avoid using screws in anyway on the guitar body so the aesthetics were not compromised. James purchased a pack of 8mm x 1mm adhesive magnets to invisibly attach the battery... Read More

31/07/2013

Folder Magnets – User Guide

We recently received an email from Simon in Dumfries & Galloway who wanted to share his most recent magnet application with us. Simon works for a creative company that recently finished putting together a user guide for their client and our magnets played an essential part of the design process. Simon and his company used our F309NA magnets to attach the clients metal product components inside the user guide for reference. Simon explained that after trying several other magnets from other companies that none of the magnets had met his... Read More

31/07/2013

Display Magnets – Korbond

Using magnets in exhibitions or product displays is a very common use for magnets. Magnets provide display and industrial companies with the ability to easily suspend or support a variety of objects in place without the need to create permanent fixtures and fittings. First4magnets.com were recently contacted by KORBOND Industries who required a small selection of magnets for their display stand at the craft, hobby and stitch international trade show. KORBOND needed to securely fix a side panel to their point of sale main fixture. The side panel, constructed of... Read More

31/07/2013

3D Imaging Magnets

3D Laser scanning is becoming increasingly popular as a fast method for gathering 3D digital data for any given object. Placing small reflectors onto any object and then scanning It using a 3D laser can allow you to build a complete digital 3D model of that object. David, from CADMAN recently contacted us to tell us how he had incorporated our self-adhesive magnets into this very specialist domain. David recently started a project to produce a complete laser scan of a vintage car wing. To prevent the car wing from... Read More

31/07/2013

Photo Fridge Magnets

Creating your own fridge magnets is a great fun home project and a way to turn old and new photographs into keepsakes. We speak to customers on weekly basis who are interested in creating fridge magnets for professional uses and hobbies. We all take photographs to remember our happiest memories, but our customer Toni has taken it further by having these happy memories turned into custom made fridge magnets. Toni carefully cuts around each image and applies a small adhesive neodymium magnet to the back of the picture, instantly turning... Read More