Research & Development

Magnetic Impedance Wire from Aichi Steel Used in Experimental System for Automated Driving

Recent tests of automated passenger buses in Japan have further validated the development of highly sensitive magnetic impedance sensors using Aichi Steel’s amorphous metal magnet wire for guiding the vehicles, especially in places where global […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Aichi Steel’s Magfine alloy used in development of new drone motor

Using advanced injection molded magnet assembly and special coil winding technology, Aichi Steel and Sawafuji Electric have partnered in the development of a new motor for industrial drones that weighs 30% less than conventional models.   They have begun supplying the motors to drone manufacturers and are planning to move […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Hoganas Sustainability Efforts Achieve 83% Use of Side Streams Globally; Plans Expansion at North America Facility

Hoganas, a producer of iron and metal powders including soft magnetic alloys, reports that its innovative sustainability efforts are achieving 83% use of side stream materials at its facilities worldwide, also that it is adding new […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Vacuumschmelze develops new cobalt-iron magnetic alloy for motors

A new cobalt-iron magnetic alloy material for electric vehicle motors and other applications has been developed by Vacuumschmelze, building on its expertise in making lightweight high-power alloys for race cars and aircraft.  The company says that its Vacoflux X1 material closes the gap between electrical steel […]

Materials/Manufacturing

New Alloy Powder Materials from Micrometals Optimize Inductor Performance

Micrometals, a manufacturer of core solutions for power applications, has introduced three new formulations in its line of Optilloy alloy powder materials which are designed to optimize inductor performance for demanding power applications.  Each of the new offerings is specifically formulated to deliver optimal core performance for various applications.  All the company’s Optilloy materials are unique formulations […]