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Benefits of Soft Magnetic Composites & 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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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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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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