A Review of REPM 2023

Matthew Swallow with Masato Sagawa

Matthew Swallow, our Technical Product Manager and the Chair of the UK Magnetics Society, reports on REPM 2023, the 27th international workshop on rare earth and future permanent magnets and their applications (3-7 September, University of Birmingham, UK). REPM is a biennial academic conference held and run by a hosting university or institution with the…

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Bunting Sponsors REPM 2023

Bunting's Magnetic Rollercoaster Brake

Bunting has signed up as a gold sponsor of REPM 2023, the 27th international workshop on rare earth and future permanent magnets and their applications (3-7 September, University of Birmingham, UK).  The biennial workshop is co-organised by SUSMAGPRO partner University of Birmingham and brings together scientists and engineers working on rare-earth permanent magnets and their…

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Bunting and Force Engineering Design Magnetic Rollercoaster Brake

Magnetic Rollercoaster Brake designed and built for Force Engineering

Bunting and Force Engineering have collaborated to design and build a novel magnetic brake for use on rollercoasters.  During the two-year project, the project team considered different permanent magnet arrangements required to generate the braking force needed to slow and stop a rollercoaster cart.  The final design used high-power, low-weight neodymium magnets. As a leading…

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Industrial Magnetiser for Ford Electric Vehicle Application

Bunting Industrial Magnetiser for automotive application

Bunting was successful in winning a bid to supply Ford Motor Company with an in house designed and built bespoke industrial magnetising system for use in a prototype build area.  The industrial magnetising system charges and tests a magnet rotor assembly, which forms part of a new Transit electric power unit presently under development. Over…

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Non-Contact Positional Sensing

Sensor Magnets

Sensor applications using magnets is not new, although the application scope continues to evolve with developments and advances in magnetic materials and magnetising technology.  In this specific sensing project, the magnets are used for non-contact position sensing, which is, perhaps, one of the unique ways in which magnets are meeting the changing demands of the…

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The Magnetics Show Tours Bunting’s European Operations

The Magnetics Show visits Bunting

Alex Oliver and Troy Garrick, Event Director and Exhibition Manager, respectively, of The Magnetics Show North America, recently visited Bunting’s UK operations in Redditch and Berkhamsted.  Alex and Troy were on a fact-finding mission about Bunting, the employer of one of the event’s founding advisory board members, Matthew Swallow. Both Alex and Troy said that…

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Bradley Greenwood Appointed Bunting’s European Sales Manager

Simon Ayling with Bradley Greenwood

The appointment of Bradley Greenwood as Bunting’s European Sales Manager is in response to continued sales growth in technical magnetics and magnetising equipment.  Bradley heads up a sales team and representative network covering the whole of Europe. Bradley Greenwood joins Bunting to continue his distinguished sales and engineering career with high-tech equipment manufacturers.  His career…

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David Hocking Appointed Bunting-Berkhamsted General Manager

David Hocking -Berkhamsted General Manager

In one of several changes to Bunting’s European management team, David Hocking has been promoted to the position of General Manager at Bunting-Berkhamsted. David’s promotion comes just over a year after being appointed Operations Manager.  David has held a range of customer facing, purchasing and quality roles since joining Bunting in 2012.  As Operations Manager,…

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Bunting’s European Sales Reach Record High

Bunting manufacturing facility at Berkhamsted

Magnet and magnetics specialist Bunting-Berkhamsted reported record sales for 2022.  The operation, which includes online magnet retailer eMagnets, and soft magnetics specialist MagDev, saw sales growth across the product portfolio, particularly in bespoke magnet assemblies and magnetising equipment. “Increasing our sales in a year of material shortages and price increases reflects the number of specialist…

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34th Ewing Event: The Road to Fusion

UK Magnetics Society Ewing Event 2022

Matthew Swallow, Bunting’s Technical Products Manager and Vice Chair of the UK Magnetics Society, reports on the society’s 34th Ewing Event held at the University of York in the UK in December 2022 and sponsored by Bunting. The 2022 Ewing Event was entitled ‘The Road to Fusion’ and looked at the magnetic technologies involved in…

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