I am considering using magnets in a clasp I’m designing, but my
knowledge of working with them is scant. I have seen some very nice
magnetic clasps so I know it’s a viable option. The design I am
considering is for reproduction, not a one of a kind piece, so any
reasonable set-up costs would be digestible. Hopefully someone on
this list will be able to help me with several questions:
How small can the magnets be and still be powerful enough to
Are they heat tolerant in relation to soldering or even
If they are covered by metal (say gold), how thin does the metal
have to be before interfering with the pull of the magnetic force?
In other words, does the metal have to be stamped (thin) rather than
Does anyone know of any reference material or source of
expertise on this subject beyond this list?
I also would like to know of suppliers.
I’m hoping this wonderful forum will produce a discussion on the
subject that will answer even those questions that I haven’t yet
thought of. I appreciate any and/or advice you can
Thank you in advance,
Tess in beautiful sunny Florida