Car Dashboard Magnetic Sensors

Sensors are used everywhere from vehicle engine management systems to Smartphones determining if the flip cover accessory is closed. Modern everyday life would be very different without sensors and the operation of many of these sensors rely on magnetism. As products evolve, so have the range and specification of sensor magnets. A magnetic sensor converts…

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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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Arc Magnets

Bunting is capable of supplying almost any shape and size of a permanent magnet, but one of the most popular shapes is the arc. Arc magnets are used in a wide range of magnet assemblies, but in particular, surface mounted electric machines. There are four main types of arc magnets and these are: Each arc-type…

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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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Magnetic Rotor Combo

Magnetic rotors are used in a wide range of applications including motors, generators, alternators and Eddy Current Separators. These rotors spin at very high speeds and a key design consideration is ensuring that the motors do not become detached from the magnet carrier. One of the key design considerations is the resultant centrifugal force. Centrifugal…

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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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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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Engineering design show 2019

Changing Manufacturing Techniques To Reduce Cost Bunting’s engineering design team was asked by a customer to reduce the cost of a magnet assembly.  The magnet assembly formed part of a magnetic coupling with a specific torque ratio.  However, due to the manufacturing process, the cost of assembly was high.  Subsequently, the team looked at an…

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Denis Elkins

The Transition to ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015  Bunting Magnetics Europe Quality Assurance Manager, Denis Elkins, discusses the importance of successfully transitioning to the latest incarnations of the international standards for Quality (ISO9001:2015) and the Environment (ISO14001:2015). “Bunting has held the ISO9001 Quality Standard since May 2005 and the ISO14001 Environmental standard since February 2002.  Adapting our…

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