May 2015


Magnetics 2016


Guest Blog



At The Last Minute

By Dr. Stan Trout | Spontaneous Materials

A recent consulting assignment and April 15, which is tax day in the US, reminded me of a fundamental truth in the world of permanent magnets.


On the day that Federal income tax returns are due, it is not unusual to see a flurry of activity from some people, as they desperately finish their returns. In the days when I used to spend a lot of time in public libraries, there would always be a few tables occupied by forlorn people with their entire financial life laid out in front of them. They did not look like they were having fun. One TV news report I heard this year mentioned that last minute filers frequently make more mistakes on their returns than the rest of us. I don’t think that observation comes as a surprise to anyone. <read more>


Research & Development

New Superconducting Magnet Achieves High-Field Milestone

A superconducting magnet developed and fabricated at DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory reached its design field of 11.5 Tesla at a temperature nearly as cold as outer space. It is the first successful twin-aperture accelerator magnet made of niobium-3-tin in the world. <read more>



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  New Products

LD-50 Load Detector and High Sensitivity Current Transformers

API Technologies’ magnetics line of products is now offering innovative LD-50 snap-on load detector mounts on pre-wired systems without disrupting existing connections. <read more>

New Ferrite Pricing Announced
Leader Tech has announced a new unit pricing structure for its line of CE83 ferrites. <read more>


New Software Simplifies Material Measurements for Magnetocaloric Effect
Lake Shore Cryotronics has released a software analysis program that enables researchers to quickly calculate the magnetic entropy change and refrigerant capacity of magnetocaloric effect (MCE) candidate materials from the measured isothermal M(H) and isofield M(T) magnetization curves that are recorded using Lake Shore VSMs. <read more>


New Customer Programmable Current Sensor IC in a Standard Inline Package
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC has introduced a new customer programmable, high accuracy linear Hall effect-based current sensor IC. <read more>


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  Industry News

Molycorp Chosen to Supply Rare Earths for Siemens Wind Turbine Generators

Siemens AG has selected Molycorp, Inc. to supply rare earth materials during the next 10 years from its Mountain Pass, Calif. facility for incorporation into Siemens’ high-efficiency, direct drive wind turbine generators. <read more>


Magnetic Instrumentation Announces President and CEO Transition

Magnetic Instrumentation, Inc. has announced that Todd McMullen, president and CEO, has stepped down from the role, but will continue to remain as a technical advisor to the new management team. <read more>

Bunting Magnetics Adds Southern Sales Representative
Bunting Magnetics Co. has named Harrison Rogers as Southern Territory Manager for Bunting standard products, with sales responsibilities for Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. <read more>


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Event Listings


StanTroutMagnetics Bootcamps Back by Popular Demand in 2016
Magnetics Business & Technology magazine has announced that Dr. Stan Trout of Spontaneous Materials will again host the Bootcamp Workshops in association with the Magnetics 2016 event. The Magnetics Bootcamps will take place on January 20th, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fla.


Dr. Stan Trout has been offering Bootcamps since 2007 and has trained more than 100 students, putting to use his more than 35 years of experience in the permanent and rare earth industries. Dr. Trout has a B.S. in Physics from Lafayette College and a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Stan is a contributing columnist for Magnetics Business & Technology magazine and is a consultant to the Magnetics Industry. His consultancy Spontaneous Materials provides practical solutions in magnetic materials, the rare earths, technical training and technical writing. <Workshop Overview>



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