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Considerations for e-Scooter, e-Motorcycle, & e-Bike Motor Design

Electric motor design for personal transport -- including e-bikes, e-scooters and e-motorcycles – has come into its own in the past decade. These “alternative” motors ...
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Hysteresis & Core Loss in Induction Motors: SMC Vs. Steel Lamination

Have you ever wished you had superpowers that could stop both hysteresis and eddy current loss in a project that demanded high magnetic performance?
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How to Improve Magnetic Saturation in DC Motors? With Powder Metal

There’s no shortage of engineers coming to Horizon and other metal manufacturers with design issues relating to magnetism. Perhaps most interestingly, there’s a push to ...
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COMPONENT SPOTLIGHT: Bolt Action Rifle Trigger Mechanism

Welcome to our new PM Component Spotlight series!
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Introduction to Magnetics & Powdered Metal

Magnetics are often critical to a winning automotive or otherwise motor-based project. Some engineers don’t even realize they need a component with magnetic properties ...
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What Is Soft Magnetic Composite?

  • Horizon Technology
  • 06.20.2019
  • FAQ
In recent decades, trends in automotive and other industries have spiked demand for new magnetic materials. As a result, in the mid-1990s the very first components made ...
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Design Considerations for Powder Metallurgy: Magnetic Resistivity

Engineers designing for AC electrical applications are probably familiar with the concept of resistivity. Engineers consider resistivity in their electrical device ...
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Glossary of Metalworking Terms in Powder Metallurgy

Powder metal, and powder metallurgy, have special materials and processes that make it stand apart from traditional and other machining processes. This truth applies to ...
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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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