Cenex-LCV 2022 Review

Bunting at Cenex-LCV 2022

Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event, held at UTAC in Bedfordshire, UK (7-8 September 2022).  Our Matthew Swallow, our Technical Product Manager reviews the 2022 event. Promoting a Low Carbon Vehicle Future “The Low Carbon Vehicle Exhibition of 2022 perfectly lived up to its name. This year there were vehicles using every…

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Stray Magnetic Fields and Safety

Bunting is at the heart of the electrification program of the world’s vehicles.  By producing magnetising systems that allow for genuinely error-free assembly and providing 100% inline testing, Bunting supports automotive and aerospace programmes looking to create new modes of travel and improve efficiency.  Bunting is proud to support this sustainable engineering activity to provide…

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Post-Assembly Magnetisation at Cenex LCV

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Post-assembly magnetisation of permanent magnet rotors is the most cost effective and accurate way to produce these vital components for electric vehicle motors.  Bunting is promoting such post-assembly magnetising manufacturing techniques on stand C4-607 at the Cenex LCV Event (7-8 September, UTAC, Millbrook, UK). The Cenex LCV Event focuses on low carbon and fuel cell…

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Remote Magnetiser Monitoring and Problem Solving

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Bunting has designed, manufactured, and supplied a large Magnetiser and light-guarded Magnetising Fixture to an Italian electronics company.  Prior to despatch, the equipment was subject to a comprehensive two-day factory acceptance test with the customer. During the factory acceptance tests (FAT), Bunting’s commissioning engineers liaised with every stakeholder at the customer, checking on the operating…

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Soft Magnetic Solutions at PCIM 2022

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At the 2022 PCIM Europe exhibition (10-12 May, Nuremberg, Germany), Bunting is promoting the recently acquired MagDev range of soft magnetic products on stand 137 in hall 9. PCIM Europe is the world’s leading exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy, and energy management. At PCIM, a significant proportion of the technology…

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AlNiCo Magnets and Music Revolution

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AlNiCo pickup magnets played a huge part in the development of modern electric guitar sounds.  Guitar manufacturers and musicians discovered that even on the same guitar, switching out different AlNiCo alloys resulted in drastically different musical tones.  Indeed, the use of certain AlNiCo pickups is responsible for the signature sounds associated with 50s and 60s…

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Advanced Magnetising Technology at Coiltech Deutschland 2022

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Following the success of attending Coiltech Italia in 2021 and a record year for magnetising equipment sales, Bunting is exhibiting at the first Coiltech Deutschland (6-7 April 2022).  The Coiltech Deutschland conference and exhibition focuses on materials and machinery for the production and maintenance of electric motors, generators, power and distribution transformers, industrial transformers and…

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The History of Neodymium Magnets

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The origin of the neodymium magnets dates back to 1885 when Carl Auer von Welsbach, an Austrian scientist and inventor, separated didymium into the new separate elements neodidymium (“new didymium”) and praseodidymium (“green didymium”).  In time, the element names would change to neodymium and praseodymium. Neodymium (Nd) is the fourth member of the lanthanide ‘rare-earth…

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Magnetic Catch Attraction at kbb 2022

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Bunting’s extensive range of Magnetic Catches will attract visitors to stand T64 at the 2022 kbb show (6-9 March NEC, Birmingham, UK).  Magnetic Catches feature in cupboards and furniture and include the Shaker Magnetic Catch, specifically designed for Shaker kitchens. kbb 2022 is a biennial event bringing together Europe’s leading kitchen, bedroom and bathroom designers…

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Magnetiser Reaches 1.29 Million Discharges

Magnetiser and its 1.29 million discharges

In 1997, Bunting’s Group Magnetics Engineer Chris Riley commissioned a 30kA 4kj Magnetiser at Bunting’s European magnetic manufacturing and design headquarters in the UK.  The bespoke Magnetiser charged a range of specialist magnets and magnet assemblies. Since the original installation, Bunting’s engineering team has annually serviced and calibrated the Magnetiser.  Such a proactive approach to…

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