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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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    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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