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PM hysteresis graph

PM hysteresis graph

PM hysteresis graph

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Does anyone know where I can get a magnet characterized for all four quadrants. Electron Energy use to offer this service but it doesn't show up on their website any longer.

Clyde Hancock
Design & analysis of electric motors and generators
www.motorconsultants.com

RE: PM hysteresis graph

What type of magnet? It's straightforward for Alnico, most hysteresisgraphs have that functionality built in. I've run curves for various grades of Alnico with our equipment.

It might be possible with a hard ferrite/ceramic. I don't think it could be done with SmCo or NdFeB.

RE: PM hysteresis graph

Ditto Mike's comment.
I am sure that I have some Alnico ones around.
With low saturation RE magnets you can get 1st and 2nd quadrant curves.

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P.E. Metallurgy, consulting work welcomed

RE: PM hysteresis graph

Why do you need data from all 4 quadrants? if material is saturated, loop will be symmetric,1-2 quadrants should be enough.
RE magnet is unlikely able to saturate with a hysteresisgraph with a non-symmetric loop. you can try run a small piece in a VSM (up to 2T) or a SQUID (up to 5T), then convert M-H to B-H, and correct the shape with a demag factor.

RE: PM hysteresis graph

Clyde: If you need the measurement by a certified lab, I'd recommend Magnet Physics. They have a top-notch facility in Indianapolis:
https://www.magnet-physik.de/en/

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