New Shaker Magnetic Catch

The new Shaker Magnetic Catch extends the range of magnetic catches sold by Bunting on their online sales outlet eMagnets UK.  The new Magnetic Catch enables quicker installation in Shaker-style kitchens, with only one screw providing secure fixing. The new Magnetic Catch is designed specifically for handmade in-frame doors for bespoke kitchen cabinets such as…

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Halbach Array

The manufacture of anisotropic radially magnetised arcs and rings is significantly different to the production of diametrically magnetised rings and arcs. Radially aligned and magnetised anisotropic arcs and rings are only possible in fully dense sintered NdFeB and need a dedicated press tool and magnetising fixture and have a limited physical envelope (Max OD 85mm).…

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Pot Magnet

An international Oil and Gas company turned to Bunting when investigating designs for a novel magnetic system to act as a pressure relief valve. The Pot Magnet assembly design requirements were complex with a number of significant technical challenges. The initial design evaluation identified that the bespoke magnet assembly would be based on a simple…

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Electric Car

Mining the Urban Environment The anticipated global increase in production and consumption of electronic goods and electric vehicles puts a huge strain on raw material reserves. Subsequently, the focus has turned from mining raw materials to reclaiming, reusing and recycling secondary materials. This is known as ‘Mining the Urban Environment’. Magnets and Magnetisers at Cenex…

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Rotor Exploded View

Magnets are an integral component in all modern vehicles.  They help form the traction drive to provide motive power to the vehicle, whilst also driving the window wipers, electric windows, instrumentation, and an array of engine parts.  For electric vehicles, magnets are simply fundamental. Magnets and Magnet Assemblies for the Automotive Sector The magnets are…

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Bunting Team at Southern Manufacturing

Manufacturers and suppliers from across the UK converged on the Farnborough Exhibition Centre for the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show (February 2020). From the start of the 3-day annual event, the aisles were bustling with visitors and the sound of stand-chatter reverberated around the hall. “Being at the show provides the ideal opportunity to meet…

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Multipole Magnetic Rotor

Bunting has secured an order for the supply of 300 multi-pole Samarium Cobalt (SmCo) magnetic rotors annually to a prominent aerospace customer. The magnetic rotor order was placed at the end of 2019 with deliveries starting in 2020 and running for 10 years. The Bunting engineering team has worked with this aerospace customer for a…

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Magnetic Sweepers

Magnetic technology to improve manufacturing efficiency and safety is the focus for Bunting on stand B270 at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2020 (11-13 February, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, UK). The Range of Factory Magnet Solutions include: Magnetic Sweepers Magnetic Chucks Magnetic Lifters Holding Magnets The Magnetic Sweeper range utilises magnetic forces…

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IWM

Matthew Swallow, Bunting’s Technical Products Manager, reports on the UK Magnetics Society’s 32nd Ewing Conference held at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford in December 2019. A Review of The 32nd Ewing Conference “The UK Magnetics Society’s Ewing conference has evolved over the last 30 years from a single Key Note address and a social gathering…

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Waste and recycling electrics

The launch of the European Union (EU)-funded SUSMAGPRO project took place in Germany in June 2019.  The four-year project focuses on the sustainable recovery, re-processing, and reuse of rare-earth magnets.  With global expertise on magnets and magnetic assemblies, Bunting is one of several project partners. “Rare-earth magnets are a key component in many frequently used…

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