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How SMCs Can Unlock the Hidden Assets of Axial Flux Motors

We previously highlighted all of the benefits of axial flux motors – high power density, shorter magnetic path, more torque, and better cooling – so why aren’t more ...
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Electric Motor Design: Radial vs. Axial & Transverse Flux

As an engineer tasked with bringing your product into the future, you probably have many decisions to make when choosing the motor design of your AC project.
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Soft Magnetic Composites and Permeability: It’s Not All Bad

There’s no question soft magnetic composites (SMCs) hold many benefits for electric motors, but one common concern we’ve seen is reduced permeability relative to steel ...
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Sustainability: Powder Metallurgy & Soft Magnetic Composites (It’s in ...

There’s no question soft magnetic composites (SMCs) offer value to the efficiency, size, weight and performance of electrical machines. As industries continue to become ...
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Electrify With Powder Metal & SMCs

Historically, the automotive sector has captured about 80% of the powder metal (PM) industry. As we know, the global automotive industry has been transforming at a rapid ...
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Paradigm Shift: Yokeless Axial Flux Motors & Soft Magnetic Composites

We’ve discussed the advantages of axial flux motors over other types of motors in detail, particularly in relation to the benefits soft magnetic composites (SMCs) have ...
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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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