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The UK's Premier Source of Flexible Magnetic Materials.
Bisbell have been specialist master distributors and manufacturers of flexible magnetic materials, magnets and magnetic products to the trade since 1971.
Bisbell are ISO9001/2000 accredited and pride themselves on their commitment to supply highest quality materials at the most competitive prices in the UK.
Their deserved reputation is built on ensuring total customer satisfaction and lasting partnerships with their customers through leading edge products, specialist knowledge, reliability, a large stock of materials and next day delivery.
Flexible magnetic materials can be supplied on the roll, sheeted or slit to your specific requirements - fast turnaround and lowest prices in the UK.
Don't pay more for magnetic materials than you need to - buy direct from the primary source.
Give the specialists a call on 0845 20 10 531 and see what you've been missing!
Not all magnetic materials are the same.
The strength of magnetic material is primarily a factor of thickness. However, the quality of the raw material greatly influences amount of magnetic energy a material can store. Maxmag contains only the finest grade raw materials giving a high intensity multi pole configuration that exhibits some of the strongest holding forces in the industry.
Available in gloss or matt white the vinyl is factory laminated to the non magnetic side, which is digitally printable.
Standard thicknesses : 0.2mm 0.4mm, 0.5mm, 0.6mm, 0.85mm
Standard widths : 620mm, 1000mm, 1020mm, 1200mm
Plain magnetic material is brown on both sides but the magnetic side has a UV coating, which makes identification of the magnetic side easier.
Standard thicknesses : 0.5mm, 0.75mm, 1.5mm
Standard widths : 620mm, 1000mm
Plain material with a release paper covered acrylic adhesive on the non magnetic side – the magnetic side has a UV coating to help protect the material and aid handling.
Standard thicknesses : 0.5mm, 0.75mm
Standard widths : 620mm, 1000mm, 1250mm
Increasingly popular these digitally printable magnetic materials (UV, Solvent and Eco-solvent inks) are available in one metre plus widths (1020mm and 1200mm) wide format to help enhance the look of your graphics. Ferro material available up to 1260mm wide and 0.2mm thick.
Whether you use water based, solvent, and eco-solvent or UV inks there is a magnetic material suitable for your method of printing.
Not all digital printers are suitable for magnetic material due to a ferrous feed path but in some circumstances the feed paths can be simply damped down with cardboard.
Or use our new digitally printable PET Steel film (0.2mm x 1270mm) or Ultra thin Ferro (0.2mm x 1260mm) - which has no magnetic attraction itself but is attracted to magnets and will adhere onto a magnetic board.
Faster, lighter, cheaper and easier!
Whether you are looking for gloss or matt white or plain material (to laminate onto) either in 620mm or 1000mm format we have an exceptionally powerful material especially designed to withstand the higher European speed limits.
PET film with a magnetic coating on the reverse. The material is less than 0.2mm thick and will run through any standard digital printer. Available as 1270mm as standard. Suitable for solvent and eco–solvent inks or UV inks (please specify type of ink at time of ordering, as they have different properties).
All our magnetic tape is classed as high energy, high strength, the major difference between them is the brand of adhesive applied.
There are adhesive solutions to suit every budget and application – please specify whether you require side A or B magnetic orientation at time of ordering.
High energy magnetic tape is a standard 1.5mm thick (1mm thick is available on special request) and comes in standard widths of 12.7mm, 19mm and 25.4mm. It’s available on a 30 metre roll or supplied to your specific requirements as cut pieces.
A clear double sided transfer adhesive on magnetic tape. We have a choice of three different acrylic adhesives to suit different applications and budgets.
TESA 4965 acrylic adhesive : a premier league adhesive suitable for 99.9% of applications.
3M’s acrylic adhesive : great for most applications and significanlty lower in cost than other brands.
63T acrylic adhesive : a great all round adhesive for a truly budget price – suitable for many applications
In our experience it is well worth a trial on some of the different adhesives as it’s possible to make some significant savings.
To buy this product please contact our sales team on 01283 531000 who will be happy to help you.
With a TESA 1mm thick white foam carrier this adhesive is ideal for bonding onto an uneven surface or where the magnetic tape is used with a 'see through' substrate.
We supply PVC pockets as seen in the picture, C profile with acetates and card or we can slit down white sheet to whatever width and length required.
Plain magnetic tape contains no adhesive for specialist applications or where a particular specification of adhesive is required
These ferrous display materials now come in extra wide format (1260mm) are non magnetic but are attracted to magnetic material and magnetic boards.
Increasingly used at point of sale for creating striking in–store displays – they are thin, light and anyone can put them up.
Create a magnetic board with either plain or adhesive backed magnetic material then print your image directly onto one of the materials detailed below.
It’s faster, lighter & cheaper as store staff can change them themselves. No need for specialists
Unmagnetised magnetic material that can be digitally printed with UV and solvent inks. Very similar in appearance to magnetic sheeting but impregnated with ferrous particles making it magnet receptive.
Like its magnetic material cousin it is easy to handle and able to be cut to shape.
Available in dry wipe, plain, white digitally printable and adhesive backed.
Super wide format at 1260mm
Flexible Ferro sheet with a gloss white dry wipe surface, ideal for creating a magnet receptive panel with an erasble surface.
Like it's magnetic material cousin it is easy to handle and can simply be cut to length or shape.
Wide format digitally printable ultra thin Ferro sheet is a magnetically receptive film that will run through any standard digital printer.
Its flexible, light weight and exceptionally receptive making it ideal for signage and dislay systems.
Width:1020mm and 1260mm
Knife Storage and more…
Looking for somewhere to store and protect your kitchen knives? As the original inventors of the Magnetic Knife Rack, Bisbell are the leading supplier of magnetic knife storage solutions. Whether you’re looking for a knife rack, a knife block, a knife roll, promotional products or something a little different, we have something to suit you.
Magnetic Blade Guards: 3 Sizes
These patented knife edge protectors keep your knives sharper for longer by protecting the blade edges when stored in a drawer or wherever you store you knvies. They also help protect you from those nasty accidents! Available in small 25mm pack in grey and purple, medium 35mm pack in pink and blue and large sizes in green and orange for blades up to 55mm wide, they can be trimmed down to fit any length of knife.
The small blade guards (grey and purple) and are suitable for knife blades upto 150mm long and 25mm in width.
The medium blade guards (pink and blue) and are suitable for knife blades upto 250mm long and 35mm width.
The large blade guards (green and orange) and are suitable for knife blades upto 250mm long and 55mm width.
Knife Rack (wall mounted) : 6 colour options
The only knife rack which smiles back at you. With its rubberised texture and fun colours it’ll brighten up any kitchen. And with super strong rare earth magnets lurking behind it’s soft exterior, it’ll never let you down. What’s more, if you get fed up of the colour, you can always order a replacement skin. Easy.
Available in a length of 300mm and suitable for 5 knives. Not suitable for heavy professional knifes.
Double Knife Pod (wall mounted) : 6 colour options and holds 2 knives
Quirky & bright, these rubberised double knife pods are ideal for keeping regularly used knives close to the kitchen work surface. Use them on their own or 2 or 3 together to create a real fun design statement. They’ll always make you smile. And, if you get bored up of the colour, then just order a replacement skin.
Magnetic Knife Storage Rack for 6 Knives Bamboo, Oak and Beech wood
A beautiful fusion of old and new, this knife rack features super-strong neodymium magnets cunningly concealed within a choice of bamboo, oak or beech woods. Paired with polished wall mounts, this’ll look the part in any kitchen. What’s more, you don’t have to be a mechanic to put it up!
This professional strength magnetic knife rack is designed to hold the biggest of chef's knives and perform in the harshest of environments - simple and stunning the rack is available in two lengths, depending upon the available wall space and size of your knife collection.
This simple and stunning rack is available in two lengths, depending upon the available wall space and size of your knife collection
This classic wooden knife rack contains a dual layer magnetic strip to firmly hold your knife collection out of the way at 'eye-level'. Perfect for those wanting a more natural look and feel.
Buy on-line direct from the manufacturer.
Bisigrip Traditional Black Knife Rack
This classic knife rack contains a dual layer magnetic strip to firmly hold your knife collection out of the way at 'eye-level'. All of them are built to the specification and top quality you’d expect from the originator of the knife rack.
Buy on-line from the manufacturer.
This classic, space saving knife rack contains a dual layer of magnetic strip to firmly hold your knife collection out of the way at 'eye-level'. All Bisbell's knife racks are to the robust specification and top quality you’d expect from the originator of the knife rack!
Available in two lengths 30cm (12") and 45cm (18") and a variety of finishes from contemporary silver to classic black.
Bisigrip Aluminium Knife Rack
This contemporary knife rack contains a dual layer magnetic strip to firmly hold your knife collection out of the way at 'eye level'. All of them are built to the specification and top quality you’d expect from the originator of the knife rack.
Available in two lengths 30cm (12") and 45cm (18") and a variety of finishes from contemporary silver to classic black.
Bisigrip I Knife Rack
This was the original knife rack which we invented back in the 1970’s. Known as the Bisigrip 1, this tried and tested rack has never failed to perform in the busiest of food preparation areas. Available in two lengths, depending upon the available wall space and size of your knife collection.
This simple and stunning rack is available in two lengths, depending upon the available wall space and size of your knife collection. It is available in three different ‘looks’ – Black, Mirror or Frosted. And, if you feel like updating the look of your rack, you can order replacement inserts in a different colour.
Magnetic Knife Storage Block
This unique, hygienic, slot free magnetic knife block helps to keep your knives sharper for longer. Known as the Magnabloc, it is made from solid wood in either European Beech or Bamboo. It’s easy to use, easy to clean and allows you to select your knives with ease thanks to their full visibility.
This elegant wall mounted knife storage system incorporates super strong neodymium magnets and is perfect for locating regularly used knives close to the food preparation area. Use individually or build up several in a row for a real design statement.
A revelation for chefs and food safety conscious cooks, these colour coded blade guards not only help to avoid food cross contamination, but they also protect your blade edges and fingers too. You can even write your name on them. Genius.
Small – 27mm width / 172mm length.
Medium – 37mm / 300mm length.
Large – 62mm / 265mm length.