Understanding Magnetic Permeance Coefficient

Firstly, it is important to understand that the maximum working temperature of a NdFeB magnet is not defined by the material grade! It is essential to calculate the magnetic permeance coefficient to establish what grade of material you need. The two examples compare the same magnet but with different thicknesses, one at 30mm and one at…

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Soft Magnetics at PCIM Europe 2024

Soft Ferrite Cores

Bunting’s wide range of soft magnetics is on show on stand 501 in hall 9 at this year’s PCIM Europe (11-13 June 2024, Nuremberg, Germany). PCIM Europe is the world’s leading exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy, and energy management.  At PCIM Europe, a significant proportion of the technology utilises magnetic…

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The Brunel Solar Team Technically Supported by Matthew Swallow

Matthew Swallow, Bunting’s Technical Product Manager, recently visited the Brunel Solar Team in The Netherlands as part of Bunting’s ongoing technical support on the solar car development project. Bunting is supporting the Brunel Solar Team with specialist magnets and technical support in the development of their Nuna 12S solar powered car.  The Nuna 12S will…

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Matthew Swallow Opens The Magnetics Show North America

Matthew Swallow at Coiltech Italia

Matthew Swallow, Bunting’s Technical Products Manager and the current Chair of the UK Magnetics Society, is delivering the opening address at The Magnetics Show North America (22-23 May 2014, The Pasadena Convention Center, California, USA).  The topic of his address is ‘Rare Earths – A power to change the world’. Matthew follows his opening address…

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Bunting Attains Bronze EcoVadis Sustainability Medal

Barry Drew

Following the implementation of a series of sustainability initiatives, EcoVadis has awarded Bunting’s European operations a Bronze Sustainability Rating Medal. EcoVadis is one of the world’s largest providers of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 130,000+ rated companies.  EcoVadis Medals and Badges recognise eligible companies that have completed the EcoVadis assessment…

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Magnets for Revolutionary Solar Car

Bunting is supporting the Brunel Solar Team with specialist magnets and technical support in the development of their Nuna 12S solar powered car.  The Nuna 12S will complete with other teams in the 16th Sasol Solar Challenge (September 2024), driving from Johannesburg to Cape Town in South Africa. The Brunel Solar Team promote sustainability through…

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Where to see Bunting-Berkhamsted in 2024

Bunting’s diverse range of magnets and magnetic equipment are on show at European exhibitions in 2024.  As of January 2024, Bunting-Berkhamsted is exhibiting at the following shows and conferences: kbb Birmingham (3-6 March – Birmingham, UK) The kbb Birmingham show is the UK’s leading international event for the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom sectors.  At the…

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Bunting-Berkhamsted 2023 Review

Magnets and magnetic technology have been at the forefront of the energy efficiency drive in 2023.  Many technological developments are focusing on harnessing the magnetic powers of permanent magnets such as neodymium.  Subsequently, Bunting’s magnet experts have been involved in more development projects than ever before, working closely with industry on innovative ideas, making 2023…

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Movember Fundraising

Movember moustaches

In November 2023, a group of employees at Bunting’s Berkhamsted operation took on the challenge of growing a moustache to raise funds for Movember.  Adam Pope, David Hocking, David Lewis and David Pollard refrained from trimming the hair above their top lip for the whole of the month and have raised, so far, over £1,600.…

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Liam Noble Swimming 60km for Movember

Liam Noble Movember

Liam Noble is swimming 60km in the month of November 2023 to raise money for Movember.  This equates to Liam swimming 2,400 lengths of a 25-metre long swimming pool. “I swim regularly to keep fit physically and mentally,” explained Liam, “and set myself the target of swimming three-times the distance I would normally swim in…

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