Flexmag Magnet FAQs


Question: How can magnetic products be cut?

Answer: Flexmag's printable and non-printable magnetic sheet can be cut using almost any method used to cut paper, including:

  • Guillotine
  • Steel Rule Clam Shell
  • Steel Rule Flatbed
  • Rotary Die
  • Scissors
  • Paper Cutter

Question: What are flexible magnets commonly used for?

Answer: Flexible magnets are used for in a wide variety of applications, including:

  • Any type of Advertising to be placed on a refrigeratoror any other steel surface
  • Business Cards
  • Sports Schedules
  • Calendars
  • Pizza or Coupon Mailers (Direct Mail)
  • Retail Promotions
  • Games/Puzzles
  • Novelties
  • Menu Boards

Question: What type of adhesives and adhesive constructions are available?

Answer: Rubber-resin, acryllic and modified acrylic are available in Flexmag products

1. Rubber-Resin

  • High peel and tack
  • Bonds to wide range of substrates
  • Limited high temperature resistance
  • Susceptible to UV and chemical degradation
  • Lower relative cost

2. Acrylic

  • Medium peel and tack
  • Limited adhesion to low energy surfaces
  • Very good elevated temperature resistance
  • Very good resistance to UV and many chemicals
  • Higher relative cost

3. Modified Acrylic

  • Higher initial tack than acrylic
  • Will bond to lower surface energy products better than rubber based
  • Better temperature resistance compared to rubber based
  • Has some UV and chemical resistance
  • Less expensive than acrylic but more than rubber depending on modifications

Question: How long does magnetic strength last?

Answer: The magnetic strength is permanent. The flexible magnetic material will not lose its magnetic strength.