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Selecting A Rare Earth Magnet

Rare Earth Magnets

The term rare earth magnet is a generic name used to describe two types of magnetic material:  samarium cobalt and neodymium iron boron.  Both of these magnetic alloys utilize rare earth elements as the magnetic constituents and the characteristics offered by both material types lend themselves to specific applications.

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Alnico is frequently specified but improperly used for sensor applications. See our Magnetic Sensors Page to ensure you are designing your sensor triggering application correctly.

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