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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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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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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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Finding Frequency & Motor Speed Control in AC Electromagnetic ...

Different applications require different motor types that operate at different frequencies. Similarly, today’s material solutions come in all shapes and sizes. (And if ...
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CHARTS: Properties of Powder Metallurgy Electric Motor 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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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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Electric Motor Core Material: Steel Laminate vs Soft Magnetic Powder

Vehicles are filled with motors -- and the number continues to climb. More motors means more performance demands. And that means more research is necessary to identify ...
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