The Importance of Year of Engineering

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Supporting Promoting Engineering to Young People The UK government has announced that 2018 will be the Year of Engineering, a national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of what engineers do among young people aged 7-16, their parents and their teachers.  This is part of a year-long campaign to tackle the engineering skills gap and widen the…

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2017 Review of Magnet News and Blogs

Bunting at Interplas 2017

Magnets and Magnetic Assembly News in 2017 2017 has been our first full year of posting news and technical articles.  As we approach the end of 2017, we thought that it would be interesting to look back on a busy and exciting year! January Our first blog of the year looked at the simple Magnetic…

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Offshore Winch Eddy Current Brake with Magnetic Powers

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Bunting’s magnet product design team were contacted and asked to manufacture a Magnet Assembly that would act as an emergency eddy current brake on an offshore winch. The original design called up bespoke Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets with a strength of 50MGOe (MegaGauss oersted).  Such an assembly had an ten-week lead time, which was too…

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