Neodymium Disc Magnet Field Profiles

Neodymium Disc Magnet Field Profiles

Neodymium Disc Magnet Field Profiles By: Andy Robinson, SM Magnetics Account Manager Disc Magnet Field Views and Uses The disc magnet: “a flat circular shape where the thickness is not greater than the diameter.”  Used in almost every industry, the shape of a disc magnet makes them versatile and prominent in countless applications and uses.   Did you know that your...

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Making a Neodymium Magnet - Eleven (Not So) Easy Steps

Making a Neodymium Magnet - Eleven (Not So) Easy Steps

Making a Neodymium Magnet - Eleven (Not So) Easy Steps By: Michael Brand, President, SM Magnetics President & COO Manufacturing neodymium magnets requires an extremely controlled and technical process.  Below is an outline of each step in the process without all of the technical details.  If all of the technical details were added this short Step by Step Overview would...

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The Characteristics of Magnet Coatings

The Characteristics of Magnet Coatings

Which Magnet Coating Is Right for Your Application? By: Michael Brand, President, SM Magnetics The list of coatings on magnets is long.  The correct coating for your application will be determined by many factors, such as environment, temperature, durability and government requirements, such as FDA approved coatings.  Below is a list of the different coatings and their characteristics to help...

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Motor Design Considerations

Motor Design Considerations

Motor Design - Pre-Design Considerations By: Brad Proffitt, SM Magnetics Account Manager SM Magnetics has provided our customers with much advice on motor design; optimizing performance; and re-designing all, or parts of a motor.  Once the design is ready for prototype, we manufacturer their prototypes to determine any manufacturing issues involved before we go to production.    Motor design has...

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Magnets In Harsh Environments

Magnets In Harsh Environments

Magnets and Harsh Environments By: Kelley Cameron, SM Magnetics Account Manager Magnets are present in virtually every industry and play a significant role in the successful operation of a product.  Whether it is a sensor magnet, medical magnet, motor magnet, automotive magnet, consumer electronics magnets, or some other use, each application has a unique operating environment. Why is Understanding the...

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