Magnets, Quality and the Environment

Successful Transition to ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 for Bunting Magnetics Europe Bunting Magnetics Europe Quality Assurance Manager, Denis Elkins, discusses the importance of successfully transitioning to the latest incarnations of the international standards for Quality (ISO9001:2015) and the Environment (ISO14001:2015). “Bunting has held the ISO9001 Quality Standard since May 2005 and the ISO14001 Environmental standard since […]

A Compass Magnetically Shows The Way

The Interaction Between A Compass and the Earth’s Magnetic Field When a kid is given a compass for the first time, they almost become mesmerised by the way the needle spins around every time they move.  No matter which way they go, the compass needle will always point in the same direction. The simple compass […]

Health and Safety Advice for Magnets

Protecting Against the Dangers of Strong Magnets The high magnetic strength of present-day Permanent Magnets, such as Rare Earth Neodymium, is vitally important in Computer Hard Drives, Audio Equipment, Motors, Door Catches, and even Jewellery. However, there are also Health and Safety precautions that need to be taken when handling high strength Neodymium Magnets.  These precautions […]

Why Are Strong Magnets Called Rare Earth?

The Origin of Neodymium Iron Boron Magnets being called Rare Earth   The first ‘Rare Earth’ Magnet was developed in the 1960s based on work done by Karl Strnat and Alden Rey at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the University of Dayton.  The development of the Samarium–Cobalt Magnet (made of an alloy of samarium and cobalt […]

Designing Specialist Magnetic Assemblies

Bunting Magnetics Europe Designing and Manufacturing Small Magnet Assemblies The design and manufacture of Magnetic Assemblies is one of Bunting’s Magnet specialties.  Such Magnetic Assemblies are supplied to companies across the European manufacturing sector.  To explain in greater detail, we examine one specific Magnetic Assembly. The components shown in the photograph are part of a […]

How Are These Coins Balanced On The Mug?

Magnet Magic from Bunting eMagnets Even Doctor Who would have been impressed by this balancing act.  Four normal UK coins (5-pence, 1-pence, 10-pence and 2-pence) were balanced end-on-end on the rim of a Doctor Who TARDIS mug.  Pretty impressive. What you see in the photograph is fact.  There has been no post-processing of the photo […]

Work Holding Magnets

eMagnets UK Product Range of the Month for March 2017 Work Holding Magnets are our featured Product of the Month for March 2017.  Work Holding Magnets are used widely in industry to hold, lift, and secure metal parts during the production process. Included in the Work Holding Magnets range are: Permanent Magnetic Chucks Permanent Magnetic […]

UK Magnetics Society conference on Non Rotating Machines

Propulsion Actuation or Levitation With Magnets Matthew Swallow, our Technical Sales Engineer for Magnets and Magnetic Assemblies, recently attended the UK Magnetic Society’s event on Non-Rotating Machines. As the UK Magnetic Society acknowledge, providing propulsion, actuation or levitation requires unique machines and advanced control techniques.  It also presents its own set of challenges.  The seminar, […]

Magnets and Magnetics at Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2017

Neodymium Magnets and Magnetic Chucks on the eMagnets UK and Bunting Stand eMagnets UK and Bunting Magnets will be magnetically attracting visitors to stand U74 at the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics show held at FIVE in Farnborough, UK (21st to 23rd March 2017).  On the stand will be a range of Magnets, Magnetic Assemblies, Magnetic Factory […]

The new eMagnets UK Website

Fresh Look for Online Magnet Sales Website eMagnets UK eMagnets UK has launched a brand new website for the online purchase of Magnets, Magnetic Components and Magnetic Equipment. eMagnets UK, which is part of the Bunting Magnetics group of companies, is a specialist supplier of Neodymium Magnets and all magnetic materials and products. “This new site […]