Halbach Arrays feature in many common-day devices such as brushless DC motors and even the Inductrack Maglev train. The Halbach Array is a specific arrangement of permanent magnets that cancels the magnetic field to nearly zero on one side, but significantly increases the strength of the magnetic field on the opposite side. This magnetic phenomenon…

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Garnet Italy

“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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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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Small bespoke magnets

Supporting Promoting Engineering to Young People The UK government has announced that 2018 will be the Year of Engineering, a national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of what engineers do among young people aged 7-16, their parents and their teachers.  This is part of a year-long campaign to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the…

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Magnetic Assemblies

Bunting Manufacture Small Magnet Assemblies The design and manufacture of Magnetic Assemblies is one of Bunting’s Magnet specialties.  Such Magnetic Assemblies are supplied to companies across the European manufacturing sector.  To explain in greater detail, we examine one specific Magnetic Assembly. The components shown in the photograph are part of a high performance magnetic coupling.…

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