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Category Archives: Neodymium

Camper Vans and Thermal Blackouts

Case Study: A customer, who had purchased some flexible magnetic strip from us, and was experiencing problems.  The customer stated that he wanted to put the magnetic strip inside the cotton herringbone binding webbing (apron strings) around the edge of the thermal blackouts. 

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Raw Neodymium Prices – latest news

We all know that the prices of neodymium magnets have increased and quickly, however, we felt it prudent to explain the current pricing situation so that our customers can be forewarned and forearmed for what is to come. We track the price of raw neodymium and have done for a number of years and the current price per kg is … Continue reading

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Glue and Adhesive Advice

One of the most regular questions we get asked is “What glue should I use?”  To try to provide all the relevant details, we’ve made a short video giving the answers.    

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Magnetic Christmas Decorations

It’s 8am on Christmas Eve and we’ve brought our two little helpers into the unit this morning in preparation for shutting after the post is collected. They’re a little bored so we’ve come up with a plan using some old Christmas decorations and some magnets! We’ve used: Cheap plastic baubles Wired ribbon Self Adhesive flexible magnetic strip Self Adhesive 10x1mm … Continue reading

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Magnetic pram corsages and charms

We receive a lot of enquiries about which magnets are needed to make pram flowers, pram corsages and pram charms. We thought it about time we put together a blog article about it. We’ve hunted for a tutorial specifically for making pram corsages or flowers but if they’re available, we couldn’t find them. What we did find was hundreds of … Continue reading

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Washi Peg fridge magnets tutorial

We’ve discovered Washi Tape and it’s beautiful! After some discussion, we decided to use it to make pretty peg fridge magnets using some wooden pegs and some neodymium magnets. The first job was to measure the width of the pegs which turned out to be just over 9mm so we used 9x1mm neodymium disk magnets for this project. You will … Continue reading

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6 washi tape peg fridge magnets on a fridge

Pinterest

This week, in the world of Guy’s Magnets, has been all about the kids and the impending long summer school holidays.  Rainy days are not, generally, fun for parents.  The kids slouch around watching TV or playing on a variety of techy devices when they should be doing something…anything! So we decided it was time to put together a selection … Continue reading

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Deilvery Day Friday

For some inexplicable reason, our big deliveries always seem to turn up on a Friday, usually, at the most inconvenient time.  We were expecting 3 pallets of approximately 1 million magnets to be delivered and as time ticked on to mid-day, we decided that to run a ‘book’ on just when it would arrive. Tandy, (Warehouse), chose 1.19pm (when the … Continue reading

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Neodymium prices

It’s been a little while since we mentioned the price of neodymium.  The latest news is that neodymium prices have once again gone up having expereinced nearly 2 months, over the summer, of low prices.  The link here shows the latest movement on the prices.

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We are impressed!

17 year old Archie Whitehead from Hertfordshire, UK, has built himself an Ironman suit complete with moving parts as part of a school project.  We don’t know where, but some of our 6x2mm neodymium disk magnets are in it somewhere! Archie has become an internet success after posting videos of the work in progress on YouTube.  He has also been … Continue reading

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