samarium-cobalt magnet

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samarium-cobalt magnet

[sə′mar·ē·əm ′kō‚bȯlt ′mag·nət]
(electromagnetism)
A rare-earth permanent magnet that is more efficient, has lower leakage and greater resistance to demagnetization, and can be magnetized to higher levels than conventional permanent magnets.
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Large motors use ceramic magnets, and, for certain military applications, samarium-cobalt (Sam-Co) is still the preferred magnet.
Tenders are invited for Design, manufacture, inspection, testing, packing, supply and guarantee of samarium-cobalt permanent magnet
In 1965, samarium-cobalt (SmCo) alloy magnet developed with superior magnetic properties was compared with conventional magnets.
His accomplishments have centered on industry-impacting technologies including his pioneering work on stepper motors, spindle motors, Samarium-Cobalt magnets and fluid dynamic bearings.
Tiny magnets, three to four millimeters in diameter, are made of materials such as samarium-cobalt and neodymium-iron-boron.
In addition to its current production of REO at its flagship rare earth mine and processing facility at Mountain Pass, California, the Company produces rare earth metals, rare earth alloys (such as neodymium-iron-boron and samarium-cobalt alloys) and rare metals such as niobium and tantalum.
In addition, recent acquisitions have enabled us to manufacture rare earth metals and neodymium-iron-boron and samarium-cobalt alloys, which has moved us closer to realizing our full 'mine-to-magnets' business plan.
3bn, was RMB31,000 a ton; and others including samarium-cobalt magnets, NdFeB magnets and metallic magnets, accounted for RMB11bn of the market.
Ugimag's rare earth business specializes in sintered samarium-cobalt and neodymium-iron-boron magnets, particularly for the disk drive industry and for automotive and industrial applications.
Rare Earth (RE) magnets, such as samarium-cobalt, find use in Atomic Energy, Space and Defence industries for a variety of strategic and non-strategic applications.
The rare earth magnets can be further subdivided into neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) and samarium-cobalt (SmCo) magnets.
Samarium-Cobalt Magnets: Samarium-cobalt (SmCo) magnets were developed in the 1960s and 1970s.