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The Advantages of Soft Magnetic Composites and Axial Flux Motors

If you’re familiar with motors, you know that the axial flux motor has many advantages over other types of motors, such as higher power density, shorter magnetic path, ...
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Can SMCs Benefit Magnetic Bearing Designs in Electric Motors?

The evolution of powder metal (PM) bearings, and ultimately modern powder metallurgy, dates back to the late 1920s when the Chrysler Corporation needed a higher strength ...
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How Density Keys High-Magnetic-Permeability Materials for DC ...

In metal component manufacturing, soft magnetic iron's performance is affected by post-pressing processing and your part’s density. It’s that second fact engineers and ...
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UHT Sintered Powder Metal Process: New Properties in Soft Magnetic ...

Sintering is a powder metallurgy processing step with plenty of untapped potential. We’ve previously discussed how high-temperature sintering can take your DC ...
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Advantages & Disadvantages of Machining Processes vs. Powder ...

All manufacturing processes and technologies have their share of pros and cons. Yet, when it comes to powder metallurgy, few processes have changed for the better in a ...
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Permanent Magnet vs. Induction Motor Efficiency: Design & Materials

With the electrification of the automobile continuing at an accelerated pace, many wonder what type of motor is best for the modern electric drivetrain.
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Electrical Steel Shortage: Issues & Solutions for Laminated Motor ...

While the semiconductor chip shortage rages on, a second – and perhaps equally problematic – supply chain obstacle is emerging in certain electric motor markets.
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Electric Motor Core Design 101: Stator & Rotor Materials

The design of an electrical machine is difficult at best. It’s always a compromise between manufacturability and performance. Some might say it's also a balance of shape ...
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Powder Metal Material Properties: A Visual Flow Chart of Possibilities

When most people think about the powder metal industry, they only think of structural components that are ever-evolving to meet the needs of the marketplace. However, ...
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AC Electric Motor Design: SMC Soft Magnetic Material Perception vs. ...

Soft magnetic composite is maybe the best-kept secret in AC electric motor design. We’ve exhaustively covered the cost and performance benefits this advanced powder ...
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