Rare earth magnets are the strongest type of permanent magnets produced and are an integral part of the high-tech industry, especially in clean energies such as wind turbine generators and electric vehicle engines.
Which Magnet Is Stronger Than Neodymium?
Recently, many experimental studies have been conducted on Iron and Nitrogen. The aim of these studies is to produce a much stronger iron nitride magnet. Initially, thin films or powders that were not suitable for use were produced as a result of the experiments. However, as a result of the manufacturing process, the magnet was produced in bulk form, which can be used in a number of applications. The relatively low cost of nitrogen and iron inputs led to the emergence of extremely inexpensive permanent magnets that exceed the performance of rare earth magnets. The most striking among the permanent magnets was Iron Nitride.
Benefits and Properties of Iron Nitride
- Iron nitride permanent magnet does not need rare earth inputs. It uses low cost and common nitrogen and iron inputs.
- Iron nitride permanent magnets are environmentally friendly.
- Iron nitride permanent magnets are compatible with mass production techniques.
- Iron nitride permanent magnet is used in many high-tech applications including electronics, wind turbines and electric motors.
Other magnets thought to have the same power as neodymium magnets
Dysprosium has higher magnetic field strength than all other elements and is added to Neodymium magnets to increase their resistance to corrosion and demagnetization. Neodymium magnets are highly susceptible to corrosion, and because they are very hard, the dysprosium makes them brittle.
Another powerful magnet is Somarium Cobalt. Compared with neodymium, SmCo offers you unique features such as higher energy density at higher temperatures. Somarium cobalt is now equally compatible with Neodymium magnets for their use in applications.
Today, magnets are used in many fields. For example; headphones and speakers have magnetic coils and magnets that convert electrical signals into sound. Propellers and fans have magnets that convert electrical energy into mechanical energy. Power plant generators use magnets to operate the generators. Strip magnets are used as door seals to seal the inner atmosphere of the freezer and refrigerator. Today, Somarium Cobalt and Dysprosium are used in many applications instead of Neodymium magnets.