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Permanent Magnet Topics At SMMA Fall Technical Meeting

Saturday, October 3, 2009

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The SMMA (Motor and Motion Association) Fall Technical Conference takes place Nov 3-5, 2009 in Arlington Heights, Illinois this year.  Dr. Stan Trout of Spontaneous Materials will be giving a half-day pre-conference seminar titled “Permanent Magnets Fundamentals“ in the afternoon of Nov 3.  As I’ve said before, Stan is one of the best instructors I know […]

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The Beginning Of The End For Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Motors?

Friday, October 2, 2009


Okay, okay, so maybe I’m exaggerating just a little… but if the news from Japan today is anything to go by, perhaps we’re not far off. According to a report at TradingMarket.com, Japan’s Daikin Industries has teamed up with Professor Shigeo Morimoto from Osaka Prefecture University, to create an electric motor that produced high torque […]

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