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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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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2019 Review

The range of applications for magnets and magnetic technology continued to grow in 2019.  In our news and blogs of 2019, we discussed how magnets are a key component in the development of future transport technology and space travel.  It has been an exciting year and we look back at those important stories. 2019 News…

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UK Magnetics Society MMA 19 Event

The UK Magnetics Society held the two-day MMA’19 conference on magnetic materials and applications in Milan, Italy on the 18th and 19th September 2019.  The event was held in partnership with  Laboratorio Elettrofisico as part of their 60th anniversary celebrations.  The event focused on magnetic materials, their applications and related technologies, bringing the European magnetics community…

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Bunting at Cenex LCV 19

Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event and the 2019 show was held at Millbrook in Bedfordshire, UK (4-5 September 2019).  After exhibiting at the event for the second consecutive year, Matthew Swallow, our Technical Product Manager for Magnetic Assemblies reviews the event. Bunting’s Stand At Cenex LCV 2019 “For Bunting, the Cenex-LCV event…

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VICTAM 2019

The European grain and animal feed industries descended on the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany for the VICTAM 2019 international exhibition.  VICTAM International claims to be the world’s largest dedicated event for the animal feed processing industries and the exhibition is co-located with GRAPAS EMEA, which focuses on grain, flour and rice processing industries. “VICTAM gave us…

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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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UK Mag Soc LEGO Event

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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