Smart Magnetic Paint can be applied by roller onto any smooth surface. Once dry, the surface can be painted over to conceal the grey color (due to the magnetic properties in the paint).
How do I apply Smart Magnetic Paint?
How can I make a magnetic whiteboard wall?
You can layer our products to add more functionality to your surface. To discover all the products you can combine with our Magnetic Paint to add more functionality to your magnetic wall.
When should personal protective equipment be used?
Gloves should be used when applying all Smarter Surfaces products. In addition, safety glasses should be worn. As with any painting process, ensure the room is ventilated.
Full health & safety guidelines are printed on the label of every Smarter Surfaces product. Please read these before application.
Does magnetic paint affect WIFI signals?
No, WIFI works as normal when surrounded by our magnetic paints and plaster.
Does magnetic paint affect pacemakers?
No, pacemakers will work as normal when surrounded by our magnetic paints and plaster.
Can I apply magnetic paint around heaters?
Yes, our paint works as usual when situated near heaters.
Smart Magnetic Paint 3m² kit includes: Smart Magnetic Paint (950ml to cover 3m² with 3 coats), 2 Smart Neo Magnets, Application Guide.
Smart Magnetic Paint 10m² kit includes: Smart Magnetic Paint (2.5l to cover 10m² with 3 coats), 2 Smart Neo Magnets, Application Guide.
Is there clear magnetic paint available?
Our magnetic products include Smart Magnetic Paint (50% magnetite), Super Magnetic Paint (60% magnetite) and Smart Magnetic Plaster (67% magnetite).
Due to the magnetic particles, magnetic paint is mid-grey in color. However you can achieve the color of your choice by painting over the magnetic coating with normal paint. We recommend applying a white water based primer (such as Smart White Primer) before applying your desired color.
Alternately install a wallpaper or digital print in the pattern or design of your choice, on top of magnetic paint. We recommend you choose a thin product to go on top, as a thicker / deeper topcoat might affect magnetic performance.
What type of magnets can be used with Smart Magnetic Paint?
Neodymium or rare earth magnets should be used. Note: ordinary household magnets are not suitable.
Magnetic surfaces are typically used for planning, scheduling, posting, brainstorming, magnetic notice boards, magnetic walls plus lots more.
For best results, we recommend using neodymium magnets or strong rare earth magnets with your smart magnetic surface.
Can you paint furniture with Smart Magnetic Paint?
Smart Magnetic Paint can be applied to almost any smooth surface. For best results, sand and fill areas as required.
How to thin out thick magnetic paint
In most cases, your magnetic paint should not need to be thinned. From time to time, during transportation, the magnetic paint can settle. If you need to thin the paint to help during the application, add 10% water to the tin and stir in thoroughly.
Should you prime walls before applying Smart Magnetic Paint?
Only very absorbent surfaces should be treated with a primer before application.
Why should I apply primer after applying Smart Magnetic Paint?
Primers help give a surface a smooth finish. Primers are also used to conceal the grey color (due to the magnetic particles) of our magnetic paint.