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Applications of Permanent Magnets

The range of products which can benefit from the use of permanent magnet materials such as NdFeB is enormous and already we have seen smaller, lighter and more efficient units designed for the following applications:

Aerospace

  • Frictionless Couplings
  • Stepping Motor Couplings
  • Instruments
  • Auto Compass
  • Magnetrons

Automotive

  • D.C. Motor Drives
  • Cranking Motors
  • Window Winders
  • Wipers Washers
  • Fans
  • Seat Actuators
  • Speedometers
  • Alternators

Medical

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Dentures
  • Orthopaedics
  • Magnetic Sphincters
  • Wound Closures
  • Ferromagnetic Probes
  • Cancer Cell
  • Optical Implants

Domestic

  • Analogue Watches
  • Model Aircraft
  • Head Sets
  • Pick-Ups
  • Video Recorders
  • Electric Clocks
  • Jewellery / Ornaments
  • Hearing Aids
  • Moving Magnet Microphone

Electronic and Instrumentation

  • Sensors
  • Contact-less Switches
  • Servo Motors (robotics)
  • Energy Meter
  • Automotion Devices
  • Electro-mechanical Transducers
  • Computer Printheads
  • Crossed Field Tubes
  • Magnetic Latch & Switch Dampers
  • Disc Repulsion Bearing
The wide range of possible applications for NdFeB permanent magnets in industry and the home