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Flexible Magnets

Flexible Magnetic Sheeting Compatibility Influenced by Two Things

Magnetic sheeting compatibility depends on the type of printer ink
Selecting the right type of magnetic sheeting for your printer is key in achieving quality results. For example, using a magnetic sheeting with a paper top-coat for aqueous ink yields quality prints (above). A vinyl top-coat with the same type of ink creates a blurry, messy image (below).
Flexible magnetic sheeting compatibility largely depends on two things: the type of printer and how the sheeting is being used.  Get these things right and achieving quality results when printing direct to magnet increases greatly.

Printer Compatibility

First, when determining magnetic sheeting compatibility, look to see what type of material to use with your printer.  Printer compatibility largely depends on the type of ink used.   PrintMagnetVinyl is a flexible magnetic sheeting with a vinyl coating used with wide-format solvent, eco-solvent, UV, and latex printers.  Magnetic receptive material, FlexIRON, is also compatible with these same printer types. Continue reading…

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Eight Great Ways to Use Magnets for Marketing Your Company

Calendars are one way to use magnets for marketing

Magnets make a great choice for marketers looking to keep their company name in front of prospects and clients all year round.  Here’s our top eight ways to use magnets for marketing your company.

By printing direct to magnet, it’s simple to create customized items that provides value to your customers and is branded with your company information.  Tap into your creative side with magnetic sheeting.  Create vivid graphics that are easily cut by hand or machine.  All of these magnetic items make great giveaways, mailers or handouts. Continue reading…

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Achieving the Best Adhesion of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives with Magnetic Sheeting

Using magnetic sheeting or magnetic strip with pre-applied pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) brings significant benefits to your project.  Incorporating surface preparation, adhesive selection and good installation techniques provide the best results for PSAs.

Technically applied as a laminate in the factory, PSAs provide a superior bond between the magnetic material and the adhesive.  However, in order to achieve the best possible adhesion between the PSA and the substrate, set yourself up for success by following these best practices. Continue reading…

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Printing Direct to Magnet: Achieving Quality Results

Printing direct to magnet with the HP Latex 3000.
Printing direct to magnet with quality results doesn’t take an advanced degree, just a little extra time during setup. PrintMagnetVinyl on HP Latex 3000, HP certified.
Printing direct to magnet is a cost effective method of creating high impact vehicle graphics, P.O.P. displays, calendars and other ad specialty items, portraits, decorative magnets, message boards, photos, way finding signs, temporary signage, and more. Achieving quality results from your printer and magnetic sheeting is essential for the success of every project. Continue reading…

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Flexible Magnets, Industrial Applications

How To Select Magnetic Inventory Labels

Warehouse imageWith the unique challenges faced in business today, most warehouse and distribution centers face the added tasks of scalability, flexibility and easy navigation. Magnetic inventory labels, a relatively low-tech item, can provide a quick and re-positionable solution for shelving and storage areas.

As companies grow, reorganize, bring in new products, and discontinue old ones, magnetic inventory labeling makes sense as both the holders and the cards can be relocated with the product. Continue reading…

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Tips for Taking Magnetic Vehicle Signs the Extra Mile

Image of magnetic vehicle sign on a work van.Magnetic vehicle signs are a popular way to give many businesses an inexpensive method of advertising. They can be printed locally by most sign shops, can be easily switched between vehicles and, with a little care, last several years. Continue reading…

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Printing Direct to Magnet Creates Profitable Opportunities

Keeping your wide format printers busy is a primary key to your success.

PrintMagnetVinyl flexible magnetic sheeting
PrintMagnetVinyl flexible magnetic sheeting

The ability to print direct to flexible magnetic sheeting opens up entire new channels of business that you may have been missing.

From vehicle signs for contractors, realtors and restaurant delivery vehicles, to P.O.P. retail signs, calendars and local sports team schedules, there are an endless amount of items that make printing on magnetic sheeting a very profitable segment of your business. Continue reading…

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PrintMagnetVinyl™ Now Compatible With Latex Ink Printing


Testing assures compatibility with major printer manufacturers for solvent, eco-solvent, UV and now latex inks.
Master Magnetics, Inc. (The Magnet Source™) provides the industry’s widest options for wide-format printing directly on to flexible magnetic material. Available in 42” and 24” widths, PrintMagnetVinyl™ allows for high-resolution printing directly on flexible magnetic material with solvent, eco-solvent, UV and now latex ink systems. Continue reading…

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Master Magnetics offers Industry’s Widest “Print Direct to Magnet” One-Step Solution

Testing assures compatibility with major printer manufacturers

Master Magnetics, Inc. features the industry’s widest options for wide-format printing directly on to flexible magnetic material. Available in 42” and 24” widths, PrintMagnetVinyl™ allows for high-resolution printing directly on flexible magnetic material with solvent, eco-solvent and UV printers.

PrintMagnetVinyl™ saves time and money printing direct to magnet instead of printing on a substrate (vinyl or paper, etc.) and then laminating it to the flexible magnetic sheeting. Another traditional method has been to print on non-magnetized magnetic material, and then magnetize it, also a more time-consuming, two-step process. Continue reading…

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A place for everything, everything in its place.

This quote, penned by Benjamin Franklin, was the idea behind the introduction of Magnetic Pouches. They magnetically attract to any flat ferrous metal surface, and the wide opening is ideal for holding bulky items such as dry erase markers, pens, pencils, scissors, calculators, note pads, manual, sewing and craft items. They can be used on refrigerators, lockers, dry-erase boards and filing cabinets to save valuable drawer and desktop space. Four sizes are available.

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