Magnet Sizes

Magnets don’t just make popular souvenirs and gifts, they also are effective promotional and advertising tools. Whether it’s a car magnet or a calendar magnet, the size of a magnet is a basic consideration when customizing and designing a magnet. magnet-sizes

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Magnet Sizes Standard

Magnets literally come in hundreds of sizes and designs. But makers of customized magnets often present clients with standard sizes to readily choose from. Common sizes are square, circle, oval, and rectangular magnets. Square magnets usually come in 50 x 50 mm or 90 x 90 mm size. A circular magnet can be 55mm diameter round or 90mm diameter round size.  

Magnet Sizes for Print

Car Magnets

Bigger magnets entail larger text that can easily be read from a considerable distance. For vehicle or car magnets, the recommended dimensions are 8.5 x 11 inches or 12 x 24 inches according to your preference and needs. Since they are attached to car doors, these types of magnets are ideal for advertising products and services. 

Calendar Magnets

A calendar magnet is a perfect gift or giveaway. It’s both creative and practical. These types of magnets typically come in 4 x 6 inches or 4 x 8 inches. Alternatively, the same dimensions can apply to printed invitation magnets or even postcard magnets.

Refrigerator Magnets

Whether as souvenirs or event giveaways, refrigerator magnets are perhaps the most popular type of trinket or token. They come in all shapes, sizes, and designs. Some of the most common standard sizes include 90 x 54 mm square corners, 75 x 150 mm square corners, 50 x 50 mm regular square, 90 x 90 mm regular square, 55 mm diameter round magnet, and 90 mm diameter round magnet.  

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Magnet Sizes for Business

Magnets are versatile enough to serve both personal and professional purposes. For the latter, why not swap your traditional business card with a magnetic one? It comes in a typical business card size of 2 x 3.5 inches or 3 x 4 inches so it’s handy enough to be distributed to clients and customers.  

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Magnet Sizes for Adobe Photoshop

You can easily design your own magnet using Adobe Photoshop. The recommended size is 2 x 2 inches. But a standard wallet size magnet can go up to 2.5 x 3.5 inches. You can set the orientation as either portrait or landscape. For high quality photo magnets, a minimum of 300 dpi should do.

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Magnet Sizes for Adobe Illustrator

Alternatively, you can use Adobe Illustrator if you’re more comfortable using it compared to Photoshop. The recommended size for a basic vertical oval-shaped magnet is 3.5 x 2 inches. For that particular size, the bleed should be 3.625 x 2.125. Obviously, you can adjust the sizes or customize its shape depending on your tastes and preferences. 

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FAQs

What is the size of a magnet?

Magnets come in dozens of sizes. Common standard sizes range from 2 x 4 inches, 4 x 7 inches, to 5 x 8 inches.

What are magnet lines of flux?

The magnetic lines of flux show or help determine the direction of the magnet’s north pole.

What determines the size of a magnetic field?

Both the strength and direction of a magnetic field help determine its size.

How do you reduce a magnet?

By increasing the temperature or hammering it.

What size is a fridge magnet?

Fridge magnets come in many shapes and sizes. Common sizes are 50 x 50 mm square and 55 mm diameter circle.

Why are magnets different size and shape?

Magnets come in different sizes and shapes depending on their various applications.

What are the dimensions of a magnet?

Many refrigerator magnets have standard dimensions of 50 x 50 mm if it’s a typical square magnet.

Where is the strongest part of a magnet?

A magnet’s poles are the strongest part.

How does size affect magnets?

In general, the bigger the magnet, the stronger it is. However, there are some cases where this does not apply.

How are magnets measured?

Magnets are measured using a magnetometer or gaussmeter.