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HYPED in 2019 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

Hyperloop pod competition

SpaceX held the first Hyperloop Pod Competition in 2015.  Through a competitive environment, SpaceX aimed to promote and support the development of functional Hyperloop prototypes and encourage innovation.   Student teams from around the world were tasked with designing and building the best high-speed pod. In July 2019, SpaceX staged the fourth competition – Hyperloop Pod…

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Magnets and Magnetisers at Cenex LCV 2019

Hybrid Electric Vehicle

Grain Boundary Diffused Neodymium Magnets, Magnetisers and Magnet Setters are the focus for Bunting on stand C109 at this year’s Cenex LCV show (4th – 5th September, Millbrook, Bedfordshire, UK). Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event.  The show features an extensive seminar programme and the opportunity to ride & drive the latest…

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Magnets In Space

Apollo_11

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of when mankind first stepped onto the surface of the moon.  However, not many people know that this momentous achievement would not have been possible without magnets.  In this article, we review the important role of magnets in space. The guidance and navigation system computers for the Apollo 11 spacecraft…

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Supplying Magnets To NASA

Bunting is thrilled to have been selected as the supplier of high specification grain boundary diffused Neodymium Iron Boron (NdFeB) Magnets for a NASA project. Grain Boundary Diffusion (GBD) technology enables the heavy rare earth element Dysprosium to diffuse from the surface of a grain around all of the grains boundaries.  Dysprosium is added to Neodymium…

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Matthew Swallow Reports on the UK Magnetics Society Event at LEGO

Matthew Swallow, our Technical Product Manager for magnets and magnetic assemblies, recently attended the UK Magnetics Society’s ‘Magnetic Measurement and Sensors’ event held at the LEGO House in Billund, Denmark (21-22 March 2019).  The event was sponsored by Bunting Magnetics.  Matthew reports back on the exciting and informative two-day event. “It is not often that…

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Magnet Business Development in Italy with Garnet SRL

“Our distributors are the key to our export success,” said Dave Hills, our Head of Sales, “and Garnet SRL has been the face of magnets for Bunting in Italy for over twenty-five years.” Dave Hills was talking about Garnet SRL after a sales trip to Italy in early March 2019.  The Bunting Europe team regularly…

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Sensing Magnets at Magnetic Measurement and Sensors Event

Bunting Sponsoring UK Magnetics Society Event at LEGO in Denmark Bunting is sponsoring and exhibiting at a two-day event entitled ‘Magnetic Measurement and Sensors‘ organised by the UK Magnetics Society (21 – 22 March 2019).  The conference is being held at LEGO House in Billund, Denmark. This two-day event will focus on measurements in the…

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HYPED Hyperloop Team Sponsored by Bunting

Supporting The Advancement of Hyperloop Technology Bunting is sponsoring the HYPED Hyperloop team from the University of Edinburgh.  The team is dedicated to accelerating the development of Hyperloop and implementing technology in the UK.  They will also be competing in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition in the Summer of 2019. What Is A Hyperloop? A…

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1200 Alnico Magnet Assemblies

Alnico Magnets

Magnets and Magnetic Assemblies are a key component in many industrial sensing applications.  Typical Magnetic Sensor applications include contact-less current sensing, linear and angular position, and rotation sensing. The Magnetic Assembly The Bunting engineering team designed the bespoke magnetic assembly for a specific customer application.  The magnetic assembly consists of: Alnico ring magnet; Steel core; The…

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Magnets and Magnetic Assemblies at Southern Manufacturing 2019

Bunting Magnetics Europe Attract Visitors to Stand P225 Magnets, Magnetic Assemblies and Factory Magnetic Solutions will be on show on stand P225 at this year’s Southern Manufacturing & Electronics (5-7 February 2019, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, UK). Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is promoted as the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the UK. …

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