Permanent Magnet Division (PMD)

Publications

Magnet Handbook provided by the courtesy of Hitachi Metals America Ltd.

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Test Method For Determining Breakaway Force of a Magnet

This test method addresses the measurement of the normal force required to detach a magnet from a work load surface. This test method covers both electro and permanent magnets.

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Equipment and Procedure for On-Site Inspection of Magnetic Separators

This standard presents a unified approach to magnetic measurement of permanent magnetic and electromagnetic separation equipment at the installation site.

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MMPA Standard Specifications for Permanent Magnet Materials

This specification defines thermal and mechanical characteristics and properties of commercially available permanent magnet materials including Alnico, Ceramic, Rare Earth (Samarium cobalt and neodymium) and Iron-Chromium-Cobalt. The document also includes a Glossary of Terms and Magnetic Quantities (Symbols, Units and Conversion Factors).

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Permanent Magnet Guideline

This guideline is supplemental to the Standard Specification for Permanent Magnet Materials. The guide is a bridge between unit property data and a permanent magnet component having a specific size and geometry in order to establish a magnetic field in a given magnetic circuit environment.

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The Global Permanent Magnet Industry (2nd Edition)

The most comprehensive compilation of the world’s permanent magnet industry. This directory includes 1,000+ companies located in well over 50 countries.

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