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    MagDev becomes part of the Bunting Group

    MagDev becomes part of the Bunting Group

    We are pleased to announce the exciting news that MagDev has become part of the Bunting Group, having been acquired by Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd on Monday the 11th October. This merger will bring together the combined magnet knowledge and expertise of Bunting and MagDev to create the UK’s largest magnetics...

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  • MagDev Ltd attending PCIM Europe 2019

    MagDev Ltd attending PCIM Europe 2019

    MagDev Ltd are attending PCIM, Europe 2019 We are pleased to announce that several of our Sales engineers will be exhibiting at PCIM on the 7th – 9th May 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. This will mark the 5th consecutive year that we have held a stand at this event. ‘’PCIM Europe is the...

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  • Neodymium Price Increases

    Neodymium Price Increases

    Dear Valued Customers,   China President Mr. Xi Jinping has recently visited Jiangxi Province, which is the central hub of China's heavy rare earth raw materials. After the president's visit on this Monday 20th May, the price trend of PrNd and DyFe material prices, as shown in the attached charts,...

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  • Introducing: David Pierce

    Introducing: David Pierce

    Introducing: David Pierce David joined the MagDev team in October of 2018 as the Sales Engineer responsible for the Northern region. He actively works with our customers to make sure all needs are met from Day 1. David is certainly a people’s person who is both professional in the way...

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  • MagDev Ltd are attending CWIEME, Berlin

    MagDev Ltd are attending CWIEME, Berlin

    MagDev Ltd are attending CWIEME, Berlin We are pleased to report that we will be exhibiting at the CWIEME event in Berlin, 21-23 May 2019 in Germany. Our Sales Engineers will be ready and willing to discuss any projects or queries that we can help you with. This year will...

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  • Ferrite magnet history

    A journey through the history of time with magnets

    A journey through the history of time with magnets

    It is quite possible that the history of magnets may have eluded you and that is quite understandable. However, after doing some research, we found out the history is really quite fascinating, with the earliest reference to magnets dating back 2500 years. The Greeks Way back, the Greeks discovered magnetic...

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  • Electric Motors

    Electric Motors and the Future of Magnets in Transport

    Electric Motors and the Future of Magnets in Transport

    In today’s blog we want to highlight the use of Permanent Magnets in electric motors and how we can help you identify which magnet is right for your specific request.  The first commercially successful internal combustion engine was created by Étienne Lenoir around 1859. However, it was seventeen years later,...

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    Incredible things you never knew Neodymium Magnets were used for...

    Incredible things you never knew Neodymium Magnets were used for...

    Remarkably, Neodymium magnets were first developed by American giant General Motors and Sumitomo Special Metals in 1982 following the formulation of NdFeB, a combination of Neodymium, Iron and Boron. In the present day, Neodymium magnets are the most widely used type of rare earth magnets available on the commercial market,...

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  • MagDev

    Are stronger magnets better magnets?

    Are stronger magnets better magnets?

    You may be aware that the strongest magnets commercially available are rare earth Neodymium magnets… You can shop our range here! These are made from an alloy of neodymium, iron and boron; also known as NdFeb Magnets, and are available in a range of grades, the strongest being N55 – But...

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  • MagDev Hit New Heights

    MagDev Hit New Heights

    We are thrilled to announce that we obtained the AS/EN9100 accreditation in July 2018.  This huge achievement shows MagDev’s commitment to quality and customer service.Alex Tremlett, our Sales Manager, explained the benefits of AS9100.“Supplying top quality products has always been important to us at MagDev and obtaining the AS9100 standard...

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  • Bonded Magnet

    Permanent Magnet Materials Explained

    Permanent Magnet Materials Explained

    There are a number of categories of commercially available permanent magnetic materials and we thought, what better way to get a full understanding of what each one does than by giving an in-depth breakdown of each category of magnet and what its characteristics and applications are. In our previous blog...

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    What are Neodymium Magnets?

    What are Neodymium Magnets?

    In a nutshell, Neodymium is a rare earth element which can be used to create powerful magnets. Neodymium magnets are the strongest known magnets relative to their mass, with even small magnets able to support a thousand times their own weight. However, despite being classed as a ‘rare’ earth metal...

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