Powder Metal Resources.

CHART: Permeability of Popular Iron Powder Types

This article -- and this chart -- are a look at magnetic permeability. “Permeability” refers to how easily a material can be magnetized. If you’re having an issue ...
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Soft Magnetic Composite FAQs

If you’re reading this, you’re likely interested in designing and producing a more compact, higher-performance electromagnetic product. You’re in the right place -- soft ...
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What Is Magnetic Hysteresis & How Does It Impact Powder Metallurgy?

Looking for the right material and process for your metal project? You can learn a great deal about the properties of a material by studying its magnetic hysteresis loop.
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CHARTS: Properties of Powder Metallurgy Magnetic Materials

Why are magnetic materials important? Without magnetics, modern technology wouldn’t exist. They’re in motors, transformers, cars, and so on. And powder metallurgy ...
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Electric Motor Efficiency & 4 Other Uses for Soft Magnetic Composite

For many years powder metallurgy has been the most cost-effective method of producing high volumes of parts for magnetic applications. The powdered metal process is ...
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Want a Super Efficient Electric Motor, Manufacturers? Try SMC

Long- Vs. Short-Term Cost: Electric Motor Manufacturers Take Note If a motor is more efficient, it will save electricity. Simple, right?
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Ferrous Powder Vs. Nonferrous Material: What’s the Difference?

The implications of the words “ferrous” and nonferrous” go way beyond adding three letters to the latter. Raw ferrous metals and nonferrous metals have their own unique ...
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Soft Magnetic Composite Vs. Lamination Steel: Uses & Limitations

The demand for all things newer and better in technology has spread to electric motor applications. The traditional lamination (electrical) steel motor construction is ...
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CHARTS: Density’s Effect on Powdered Soft Magnetic Iron

In powder metal parts manufacturing, soft magnetic iron performance is affected by post-pressing processing and your part’s density. It’s that second part engineers and ...
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1 Big Thing Separates Soft Magnetic Materials Vs. Non-Powder Metal

Which is easier to worry about -- 1,300 components or 5-10 components?
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