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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

31/07/2013

Noticeboard Magnets – Documentary

Magnets are used all over the world in hundreds of thousands of different applications. Magnets are commonly found in people’s houses on the front of fridges, on office notice boards or inside their latest electrical devices. It is fair to say that magnets have been a very common part of everyday life for some time. For this reason is it always nice to hear from customers who are using our magnets for a very common application but with an interesting subject or background. Dean from the West Midlands contacted us... Read More

31/07/2013

Museum Magnets

No trip to a museum would be complete without leaving with a very smart (or cheesy) souvenir. You can often walk away with a smart, long lasting gift that you can happily give to friends and family. John from Hampshire wrote to us to tell us about how he used his magnets. John owns a business that specialises in the custom manufacturing of fridge magnets for museums. Using our adhesive ferrite magnets, John creates custom designs and attaches small adhesive ferrite magnets to the back. We would like to thank... Read More

31/07/2013

Modern Artwork Display Magnets

Using magnets to display artwork in galleries and exhibitions around the world is now becoming increasingly popular among artists and exhibition curators.  Magnets provide the ability to suspend artwork on any surface without the need of adding or creating any hard permanent fixtures. We recently received an email from one our customers who used our F306 magnet to suspend their latest artwork at an exhibition at the midlands art centre in Birmingham.  The 6mm by 1mm magnet allowed them to suspend their artwork without damaging the fragile paper the work... Read More

31/07/2013

Map Magnets

A large wall map can be a great place to keep track of all your family holidays and vacations, or even help plan your next. Traditionally blue tack or metal push pins have been the favourite tool for marking places on a wall map. We were very pleased when our customer John contacted us from Derbyshire to tell us how he had come up with a new method of using magnets to keep track of his family holidays. John had ordered our F4M16 Traditional Map pin magnets to easily mark... Read More

31/07/2013

Magnetic Notice Board

There is a reason the old style cork notice boards were phased out. They were messy and could be worn down quickly, making them unusable after excessive use over a short amount of time. You could also find photographs and paperwork damaged by the pin. I’m sure you’ve all experienced the horrid pain of having a pin stuck into your foot! You are now more likely to find a magnetic notice board sitting proudly on a wall. They are not messy, they never become unusable and you will never have... Read More