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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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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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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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Electric Motor Efficiency: Why Soft Magnetic Powder Beats Laminate ...

Which is easier to trust -- a 1,300-component assembly with shaky performance, or a 10-component one with reliable data?
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5 Trends as High-Efficiency Drone Motor Design Takes Off

Analysts say the drone motor market will grow to $7.3 billion by 2030. The projected growth rate of 28.4% for this decade tells us our remote-yet-global society has ...
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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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