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July 19, 2013

Technical Breakthrough on Reprocessing NdFeB Magnets Scraps

News has come out that technical breakthrough has been made on reprocessing NdFeB magnets scraps. It seems that to find alternative sources for Neodymium magnets can no longer be avoided due to multiple causes including the ...
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July 19, 2013

Surged Demand for Magnetic Materials Driving Its Global Market

According to a recent report released by GIA (Global Industry Analysts, Inc.), the global magnetic market is to reach 34,000,000,000 US Dollars by the year 2018, supposed to be driven by the strong demand of Asian ...
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July 19, 2013

Magnetic Anisotropy And Anisotropic Materials

Magnetic anisotropy is the dependence of magnetic properties on a preferred direction. Before elaborating the details of magnetic anisotropy, let’s get some knowledge about several related terms defined as the follows: Sources of Magnetic Anisotropy Magnetocrystalline ...
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July 19, 2013

Measuring Permanent Magnets’ Properties with Vibrating Sample Magnetometer

Vibrating Sample Magnetometers (VSMs) are the most commonly employed tool for properties measurement of permanent magnet materials. They can be applied to magnet powder, thin films, anisotropic materials, magnetic recording materials, single crystals and liquid, etc.. ...
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July 19, 2013

Two basic types of Rare Earth magnets

According to their materials, rare earth magnets can be classified into two basic types: Neodymium Iron Boron rare earth magnets and Samarium Cobalt rare earth magnets. Neodymium Iron Boron (NdFeB) – Energy products go up to ...
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July 19, 2013

Permanent Magnet Stability

The ability of a permanent magnet to support an external magnetic field results from small magnetic domains “locked” in position by crystal anisotropy within the magnet material. Once established by initial magnetization, these positions are held ...
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July 19, 2013

Using Samarium Cobalt Magnets

Neodymium Iron Boron magnets have some advantages over Samarium Cobalt magnets. Neodymium Iron Boron magnets are less expensive, since the main elements Nd and Fe are abundant, and are mechanically stronger. High energy products can be ...
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July 19, 2013

Processing Technique of Samarium Cobalt

The bonded samarium cobalt materials are typically anisotropic and manufactured by using "binders" such as epoxy resins to hold the powder in place, rather than "sintering" the alloy. Energy products of the bonded magnet range from ...
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