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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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When Is Soft Magnetic Composite NOT Ideal for Powder Metal Components?

  • Horizon Technology
  • 11.30.2018
  • Design
Soft magnetic composite is maybe the best-kept secret in powder metallurgy. We’ve exhaustively covered the benefits it can offer vs., say, a steel lamination. But that ...
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Machining Powder Metal Parts: Rarely Necessary, Usually a Pain

Producing metal parts by machining is inherently wasteful. Your vendor expends energy turning metal into chips, which get scrapped and perhaps remelted. Clearly, a net ...
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Sinter Bonding & Sinter Brazing: 6 Ways to Tell Which One You Need

  • Horizon Technology
  • 11.21.2018
  • Design
You may not realize it, but sinter bonding and sinter brazing are two distinct processes in powder metallurgy. Both are great techniques for optimizing your project, but ...
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Advantages of Powder Metallurgy Vs. Die Casting

Advantages of Powder Metallurgy Vs. Die Casting When order volume exceeds a few dozen, process economics dictate a near-net shape manufacturing process with little ...
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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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Powder Metal Materials for Beginners

  • Horizon Technology
  • 10.18.2018
  • Costs
Powder Metal Materials for Beginners    Powder metal materials free design engineers from the chains of typical metal forming technologies. While most metal forming ...
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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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CHARTS: Hysteresis & Eddy Current Loss -- SMCs 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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Why Your Powder Metal Technology Partner Should Use Plex

  • Horizon Technology
  • 08.30.2018
  • Costs
We are huge fans of Plex cloud-based manufacturing software. Here’s why you should be, too -- and why those who rely on powder metal technology are missing out if their ...
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