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Let’s Talk – Permanent Magnet Fundamentals

Wondering what magnet material to select for your application? Attend our tutorial at the ITEC 2017 conference and learn more. Arnold’s Dave Farnia will discuss the impact of magnet material selection on transformers as well as permanent magnet machines. Basic concepts for electrical steels and permanent magnets will be covered, as well as their impact on overall […]

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Permanent Magnet Assemblies and Electric Machines | Smaller, Lighter, & More Power Dense.

Permanent magnet assemblies and electric machines are challenged to achieve maximum power density in a smaller, lighter package. Join us at the IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference, where we’ll take a closer look at the material technology and motor topology of two high speed applications. Register for IEEE IEMDC – we’d love to see you there.   Sunday, […]

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L Type Laminated Magnets – The Latest in Advanced Magnetics from Arnold

Motor designers in markets such as aerospace, motorsports, automotive, and industrial are challenged to continually improve the efficiency of their high efficiency, high switching frequency applications. These applications demand the best magnetic materials, and Arnold L Type laminated magnets maximize performance under extreme conditions. L Type magnets are crafted from best-in-class RECOMA® samarium cobalt and neodymium iron boron materials with: […]

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Selecting the Best Magnetic Material for Motor Design | Motor & Drive Systems Conference

Aaron Williams, Arnold Magnetic Technologies’ Engineering Manager, will speak about magnetic material selection at the upcoming Motor & Drive Systems Conference. The conference focuses on on the latest technical advancements impacting the design and integration of motor, drive systems and motion control for manufacturing, industrial and packaging, as well as automotive/EV applications. Cautions When Selecting Magnetic Materials for Motors Selecting the wrong […]

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Arnold to Exhibit at SPE Artificial Lift Conference

Arnold Magnetic Technologies will showcase its high performance magnetic materials for the oil and gas market at next week’s SPE Artificial Lift Conference and Exhibition—North America.  The conference focuses on case studies and best practices in artificial lift applications, primarily for unconventional shale developments. In the business of oil and gas exploration and extraction, the performance of every component […]

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Applying Aerospace Materials Innovations to the Automotive Industry

Following in the slipstream of the aerospace industry, automotive OEMs are increasingly turning to new materials and technologies to reduce weight and improve energy efficiency in their products. The use of magnet-based motor designs is one approach that is translating successfully to the automotive industry. Advanced material enabling lighter vehicles and higher efficiency motors include: […]

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Neodymium vs. SmCo Magnets for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Permanent Magnets Dominate EV Vehicle electrification is a growing market for rare earth magnets. Consumption of rare earth magnets in transportation is estimated to rise from 7,000 tons in 2015 to 17,000 tons in 2020. Government mandates to reduce pollution, as well as high gasoline prices, are driving users to purchase more environmentally friendly vehicles. […]

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Ames Lab Partnership: Meeting Motor Efficiency Standards with Enhanced Alnico Magnets

We’re excited to share that Arnold Magnetic Technologies is partnering with Ames Laboratory to improve the magnetic properties of Alnico for use in energy efficient traction-drive motors. Ames Laboratory scientists recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Technology Commercialization Fund to test the ability of powder-processed alnico magnets to meet energy density and mechanical […]

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Aaron Williams to Present on Materials for Enhanced Motor Performance at MCMA TechCon

Arnold’s Aaron Williams will give a presentation at the Motion Control & Motor Association Technical Conference (TechCon) in New Orleans in October. The presentation will discuss permanent and soft magnetic materials that improve performance in motor and generators. Permanent magnet motors are inherently more efficient than induction-type motors. With increasing demands for smaller, lighter weight and […]

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Engineer to Present on Technologies for High Speed Motors at European Conference

Gerhard Martinek, Application Engineer at Arnold Magnetic Technologies, will speak at the Designing Greener Magnetic Applications seminar in Grenoble, France. His presentation will explore materials and technologies that increase energy efficiency in motors, allowing them to run faster, hotter, and at smaller sizes. Read the abstract below. The Designing Greener Magnetic Applications seminar is presented by the […]

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