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Thursday, August 09, 2012

Redesigned: MagneTachers: Magnetic Labels from APH

REDESIGNED! MagneTachers Magnetic Labels for Making Braille/Large Print Labels

1-07416-01 — $12.00

Two discontinued MagneTachers kits (1-07416-00 and 1-07417-00) have been combined and re-designed as 1-07416-01.
MagneTachers are magnetic labels that attach to metal objects, are easily removable, and re-attachable!
A few examples of use include
  • Create, store, use, and reuse labels for canned goods
  • Read, write, order, and re-order sets of words or numbers on a classroom magnetic board
  • Make labels for metal desks and file drawers that everyone can read
The redesigned kit, MagneTachers for Making Braille/Large Print Labels, includes:
  • Two MagneTacher rolls, each 120 inches long x 0.5 inches wide, and instructions in print and braille
  • Write directly on the smear resistant paper side of the MagneTacher
  • Emboss MagneTachers with braille labelers and slates with 1/2 inch wide alignment guides
  • Braille on non-magnetic side of label; its white vinyl coating helps braille dots stay firm
  • Cut label from the roll and place on metal surface

MagneTachers for Making Large Print Labels

can of soup with a large print MagneTacher label affixed
  • Includes two MagneTacher rolls, each 120 inches long, and instructions in print and braille
  • Select from two heights -- half inch or inch, depending on the print size you need
  • Write directly on the paper side of the MagneTacher, which provides a smear-resistant surface for a bold line pen or marker
  • Cut label from the roll and place on metal surface

MagneTachers for Making Small Braillable Labels

File storage box with a braillable MagneTacher label affixed
  • Includes two MagneTachers sheets, each holding 18 MagneTachers and instructions in print and braille
  • These MagneTachers are magnetic strips only. You can make them braille labels by adhering APH's Braillable Labels: Small Braillable Labels to them (labels sold separately Small Label Pack, 1-08872-00 and Assorted Label Pack, 1-08871-00)
  • Small Braillable Labels hold two lines and fifteen braille cells
  • Press a completed label onto the non-magnetic side of the MagneTacher and place on metal surface

MagneTachers for Use with Sherlock Labels

File storage drawer with a Sherlock MagneTacher label affixed
  • Includes two MagneTachers sheets, each holding 12 MagneTachers and instructions in print and braille
  • MagneTachers for use with Sherlock labels include an additional pack of 25 Sherlock labels
  • NOTE: You must have the Sherlock Talking Label Identifier (sold separately), 1-07410-00, to use these MagneTachers
  • Use, remove, and re-use Sherlock labels on metal objects as often as you like

For Making Larger Print Labels: (1 inch high, two 120 inch rolls):
Catalog Number: 1-07418-00

For Making Small Braillable Labels (includes two sheets, 18 labels per sheet):
Catalog Number: 1-07415-00

For Making Sherlock Labels (two sheets, 12 labels per sheet):
Catalog Number: 1-07413-00

For Making Sherlock Labels, Includes Sherlock Labels (two magnetic sheets, 12 labels per sheet, plus 25 self-adhesive Sherlock Labels):
Catalog Number: 1-07414-00

Related Products

Braillable Labels and Sheets (self-adhesive, not magnetic):
Small Label Pack (10 Sheets, 18 labels (3.87 x 0.95)/Sheet:
Catalog Number: 1-08872-00

Assorted Label Pack (5 Large Sheets, 5 Small Sheets, 10 Full-Size Sheets, 30 Pin-Fed Sheets):
Catalog Number: 1-08871-00

Sherlock Talking Label Identifier:
Catalog Number: 1-07410-00

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