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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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The Future of Internal Combustion Engine Design: 5 Trends for 2022

The invention of the internal combustion (IC) engine was a boon to transportation and efficiency and all things America. But, as IC technology ages and environmental ...
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Axial Electric Motor Assembly Process: Laminations vs. SMC Material

“Reduce” is certainly a popular word among high-efficiency electric motor designers. They want to reduce costs, of course, but also reduce core loss and assembly size ...
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DC Electric Motor Design: Advances in Alloys for Magnetic Applications

“One size fits all.” It’s a death-sentence statement for designers seeking a custom solution that advances their product, company, and industry.
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Design for Manufacturability Part 3: Structural Powder Metal Parts

To raise the bar for performance or cost efficiency in any manufacturing design, you first must learn the basics.
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5 Things to Tell Your Powder Metallurgy Manufacturer About Your Design

Powder metallurgy (PM) is increasing in popularity for both magnetic and structural  applications. But no matter how many design proposals come across the desk of a PM ...
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Can Electric Wheel Hub Motors Be Even More Efficient?

The move to electric mobility is well past passenger cars.
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How to Reduce Rare-Earth Motor Magnet Use With Soft Magnetic Composite

Every engineer using rare-earth magnets (REMs) in their motor design has a problem today. 
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3 Advantages & Disadvantages of Additive Manufacturing Process Vs. PM

Sometimes manufacturing moves faster than its customers. Methods of manufacturing metal powder that seemed unthinkable a decade ago are now suddenly part of the ...
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