Call Us: 1-800-497-8182

Request a Quote

TechTalk Tag: rare earth

Why are Samarium Cobalt and Neodymium Magnets Called “Rare Earth” Magnets?

There are seventeen rare earth elements– fifteen of which are lanthanides and two of which are transition metals, yttrium and scandium, that are found with lanthanides and are chemically similar. In general, rare earth elements were given their name for two different, yet significant reasons.

Did You Know?

Without proper design considerations, your magnet will fail. High temperatures, other magnetic fields and aggressive environments can cause magnets to fail.

© 2017 Dura Magnetics, Inc. All rights reserved