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July 19, 2013

Fun and profit – Rare earth magnets

People can academically appreciate the fact that every electric motor in the world  works because of magnetism. One can reflect on the fact that every transformer uses it, too. CRT monitors, TVs, brushless DC motors, power ...
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July 19, 2013

The Production of NdFeB Magnets

The NdFeB magnets are manufactured with the alloy of Neodymium-Iron-Boron and small amount of added ingredients such as Dysprosium and Praseodymium, which can help increasing the corrosion resistance of the products. The actual chemical compositions differ ...
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July 19, 2013

An Introduction to Neodymium Magnet

Neodymium Magnet, also known as Neo magnet, is a type of rare-earth magnets made from an alloy containing, most common, the chemical elements Neodymium, Iron and Boron (NdFeB or Neo magnet for short). The Neodymium-Iron-Boron magnet ...
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July 19, 2013

Neodymium Magnet–Rare-earth Ingredient, But Non-rare Applications

The Neodymium is a rare earth metal which can be used to create powerful magnets. Neodymium magnet is the strongest known relative to its mass, with even very small magnets able to support thousands of times ...
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July 19, 2013

Protective Coatings/Surface Finish for Neodymium Magnets

A Neodymium magnet does not corrode and will retain its performance theoretically forever in dry environment (if not subjected to excessive heat, radiation or strong external magnetic fields). However, if it is placed in a wet ...
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July 19, 2013

Magnetization Direction for Neodymium Magnets

Neodymium magnets vary in shapes and sizes, and different shapes have their own corresponded magnetization directions. Magnetization Direction for Disc & Cylinder Type Disc and Cylinder magnets can be axially or diametrically magnetized. Axial Magnetization Diametrical ...
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July 19, 2013

Neodymium Magnets Materials Shortage in the Future

Neodymium magnets were discovered in 1982, by General Motors, Sumitomo Special Metals and the China Academy of Science. They were developed in response to the high price of Samarium-Cobalt magnets, and they are now the strongest ...
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July 19, 2013

Permanent Magnet Materials

Advances in materials science seem never ending. The ever changing requirements of science and industry necessitate more and more advanced materials. In turn, these advanced materials fuel research into more and more exciting applications for magnets. ...
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