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Permanent Magnets - Types, applications, new developments, industry structure and global markets
Permanent magnets are a vital part of modern life. They are found in or used to produce almost every modern convenience today, from speakers in mobile phones to the electric motors in hybrid cars; air conditioners and washing machines. Permanent magnets are used increasingly in technological applications, including traveling wave tubes, Hall Effect sensors, high temperature-resistant permanent magnets, thin-film coating equipment and flywheel storage systems.
In all of these applications, it is important for the designed permanent magnet to be of high strength, resistive to corrosion, and resistive to demagnetization due to excessive heat. Manufacturers have gained experience in designing and producing permanent magnets to meet these needs for industries with permanent magnet and magnetic assembly applications.
There are a number of major families of permanent magnets available for designers, ranging from ferrite, known for its low cost and low energy, to rare earth materials, which are more expensive and offer higher performance. Designers need to analyze magnetizing field strength and magnetic output of magnetic materials prior to deciding on the appropriate magnet.
Permanent magnets today are 60 times as strong as they were about 90 years ago. Strong permanent magnets that can be used in industrial applications were developed in the 20th century, and Japanese and western European researchers and technologies have always played major roles in the development of permanent magnets.
With the heavy reliance on Neo magnets in manufacturing, rare earth (RE) materials neodymium and dysprosium are playing a very important role because of the scarcity of these materials and the dominance of a single country (China) in providing them. The permanent magnet industry will start to see the end of serious RE shortages as new supplies begin to hit the market during 2013 and beyond, with new designs and new materials.
STUDY GOAL AND OBJECTIVES
This iRAP report has been prepared to highlight the many new developments in the permanent magnet industry. Many of the market segments are mature, while others are growing at very fast rates. Developing economies such as China and India are also emerging as growth engines for many industries that use permanent magnets. The markets in these new economies are expected to experience maximum revenue growth during the next five years.
Secondly, there are new applications for permanent magnets such as voice coil motors, traveling wave tubes, wind turbine generators, hybrid and pure electric vehicle motors, water turbine generators, thin-film coating equipment and flywheel storage systems applications. These have created the need for a formal analysis of technological and business issues, trends in manufacturing, competitive landscapes and Chinese domination in global markets, as well as factors such as shortages of raw materials used in Neo magnets.
This report has been prepared to:
• provide an overview of the various permanent magnets, their production technologies and applications;
• identify the technological and business issues related to the commercial production of permanent magnets;
• understand the inter-material competition among the various permanent magnets;
• determine the current size and future growth of the global markets for permanent magnets till 2018;
• identify and profile global producers, distributers, fabricators and suppliers of permanent magnets;
• assess new global funding in research of RE-free permanent magnet materials; and
• illustrate US patents in this field that were granted between 2009 and 2013.
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
Piezoelectric devices, combined with the development of piezoelectric materials, have become a key enabling technology for a wide range of industrial and consumer products. The piezoelectric device market experienced robust growth in last two decades and sustained fairly healthy growth even during the global economic downturns. It will again witness strong growth in the next years, and certain application markets already enjoy double digital growth.
The industrial and manufacturing area is still the largest application market for piezoelectric devices, followed by the automotive industry. However, the strongest demand comes from medical instruments and information and telecommunication, which are gaining ever-increasing importance among piezoelectric device suppliers.
The piezoelectric actuator and motor market is an attractive and still-growing multi-million dollar market characterized by very high production volumes of actuators and motors that must be both extremely reliable and low in cost. Growth in the market continues to be driven by increasing demand in camera phones for autofocus mechanisms, data storage, semiconductors, micro-electronics production, precision mechanics, life science and medical technology, optics, photonics, nanometrology, robots, toys, HVAC control systems, and other applications such as piezo fuel injectors, ink cartridges in printers, micropumps, microgrippers. microsurgery tools and piezoelectric MEMS (piezo MEMS) actuators.
iRAP conducted this study in 2007 and later in 2009. However, with increased demand for these devices, and with improved and emerging technologies as well as applications, iRAP felt a need to conduct a detailed study and update technology developments and markets. The report identifies and evaluates piezoelectric-operated actuators and motors and technologies which show potential growth.
CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE STUDY
This technical/economic study covers technical and industry overviews, materials, current and emerging production methods, business and technology issues, current and emerging applications, industry structure and an extensive market analysis. Current size and future growth of the global markets are estimated for 2013 and 2018.
FORMAT AND SCOPE
This report reviews the technology of permanent magnet materials, types of permanent magnet materials and their applications, and current and anticipated demand for specific materials. For each material segment, the report provides an analysis of material and product types in that category, processing technologies, properties, applications, the global markets and foreign competition.
The qualitative and quantitative judgments embodied in this report are a valuable contribution to the current knowledge of permanent magnets, their manufacturing technologies, applications and markets. Moreover, this study has been conducted at a vital stage when new magnet materials such as neodymium-iron-boron are revolutionizing applications. Because of the miniaturization of electronic components and computers, more powerful and smaller magnets are needed for such applications. This current study identifies all such applications.
Company profiles of all global producers of permanent magnets are covered, along with major distributors, fabricators and a listing of leading consumers of permanent magnets.
TO WHOM THE STUDY CATERS
This report is directed to companies that are interested in the developments in this field such as:
• companies involved in the development, manufacturing and supplying of advanced materials;
• manufacturers and suppliers of permanent magnets;
• manufacturers and suppliers of systems and subsystems which incorporate permanent magnets;
• manufacturers and suppliers of raw materials for permanent magnets;
• importers and suppliers of permanent magnets;
• users of permanent magnets; and
• advanced materials companies interested in diversification.
The permanent magnet industry has grown in the last decade and is likely to continue this growth into the next decade because of increased usage of magnetic circuit components in a variety of industrial equipment and devices. Electromechanical devices constitute the largest market for permanent magnet materials. This market is growing rapidly. Large motors use ceramic magnets, and, for certain military applications, samarium-cobalt (Sam-Co) is still the preferred magnet.
Applications related to permanent magnet direct current motors – brushless direct current (BLDC) and brush-type (PMDC) – and power generation will be the largest usage segment of neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) permanent magnets, followed by voice coil motors (VCMs) in disk drives, because of the need for reduced size and higher performance. The third major usage segment is hybrid and electric automotive drives. Several rare earth (RE) elements are essential ingredients in the highest performance magnets available in the world today; these magnets have enabled miniaturization and a significant increase in power density in hundreds of applications.
The market experienced a boom in 2011, due to increased demand for RE permanent magnets. But as demand increased, supply chain interruptions resulted in a scarcity of RE permanent magnets. This affected the market adversely, and it plunged in 2012. As the supply of REs became stable, the market became stable, and it is expected to further stabilize in the future.
The permanent magnet market has a large number of small manufacturers coupled with a few medium-sized manufacturers. The market is dominated by Chinese manufacturers. There is a scarcity of manufacturers for rare earth magnets, and they are geographically scattered.
Major findings of this report are:
• The global market for permanent magnets has reached US$11.3 billion in 2013, and is expected to grow to US$ 15 billion by 2018 with a CAGR of 5.7%
• Metallic magnets (combining neodymium-iron-boron, alnico, and samarium-cobalt magnets) dominate the market in 2013, followed by ceramic magnets (ferrites) magnets. A distant third is the bonded magnets.
• In terms of regional demand, the market is large in the Asia-Pacific region, and it is growing at a fast pace due to rising demand from end-user industries, especially in countries such as China and Japan.
• The market is growing slowly in Europe, but will continue to grow at a significant rate in the North America.
• The market is still in its infancy in Africa and Latin America, but these regions are experiencing high growth because of increased infrastructure spending and a low base effect. This market will experience an escalation in the demand of permanent magnets in the years to come.
• The five-year period of 2013 through 2018 will see more of the industry centered in China.
• The U.S. is a net importer of permanent magnets, for as much as 60% of its consumption. However, the U.S. still dominates in high performance magnets used in military and other strategic applications.
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 1
CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE STUDY 2
FORMAT AND SCOPE 3
METHODOLOGY AND INFORMATION SOURCES 3
WHO SHOULD SUBSCRIBE 4
AUTHOR'S CREDENTIALS 4
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 6
SUMMARY TABLE- GLOBAL MARKET FOR PERMANENT MAGNETS 7
SUMMARY FIGURE-GLOBAL MARKET FOR PERMANENT MAGNET SEGMENTS IN 2013 AND 2018 8
INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 9
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 10
MARKET OVERVIEW 11
CHINA MARKET 12
U.S. MARKET 13
OTHER COUNTRIES 15
TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS 16
PERMANENT MAGNETIC MATERIALS 17
TABLE 1 - NOMINAL COMPOSITIONS, CURIE TEMPERATURES, AND MAGNETIC ORIENTATIONS OF SELECTED PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIALS 18
SUMMARY OF PROPERTIES 19
TABLE 2-SUMMARY OF RANGE OF PROPERTIES OF PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIALS 20
TABLE 3-NOMINAL MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF SELECTED PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIALS 21
TABLE 4-NOMINAL MECHANICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIALS 22
TABLE 5-TERMS/DEFINITIONS RELATED TO PERMANENT MAGNETS 23
CERAMIC HARD FERRITE MAGNETS 31
MATERIAL TYPES 31
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 32
PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES 33
ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES 33
TABLE 6-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF CHINESE CERAMIC MAGNETS 34
TABLE 7-EQUIVALENT MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF U.S. VS. CHINESE HARD FERRITE CERAMIC MAGNETS 34
APPLICATIONS OF HARD FERRITES 34
TABLE 8-APPLICATIONS OF HITACHI'S RADIALLY ORIENTED RING CERAMIC MAGNETS 37
PRICING OF FERRITE MAGNETS 37
TABLE 9-PRICING OF COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE FERRITE PRODUCTS 37
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 38
LIST OF MANUFACTURERS 38
MARKET SHARES OF COMPANIES 39
TABLE 10-MARKET SHARE OF TOP MANUFACTURERS OF FERRITE MAGNETS IN 2013 39
GLOBAL MARKET SIZE 40
TABLE 11-GLOBAL MARKET OF HARD FERRITE PERMANENT MAGNETS,2013-2018 40
NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON (ND-FE-B) RARE EARTH MAGNETS 41
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 41
FIGURE 1-NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON MAGNET PRODUCTION CYCLE 43
PROPERTIES, COMPOSITIONS AND GRADES 43
TABLE 12-MMPA DESIGNATIONS FOR RARE EARTH IRON-BORON MAGNETS 44
TABLE 13-MAGNETIC CHARACTERISTICS OF TDK'S NEOREC NDFEB MAGNETS 45
TABLE 14-GLOBAL MARKET SHARE BY WEIGHT FOR NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON MAGNETS BY APPLICATION 2013 46
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY 46
HDDS, CDS, DVDS 47
ELECTRIC BICYCLES 47
TRANSDUCERS AND LOUDSPEAKERS 47
MAGNETIC SEPARATION 48
TORQUE-COUPLED DRIVES 48
HYSTERESIS CLUTHES 49
ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS 49
WIND POWER GENERATORS 50
FIGURE 2 CONVENTIONAL AND DIRECT DRIVE WIND TURBINES 50
AIR CONDITIONING COMPRESSORS AND FANS 50
HYBRID AND ELECTRIC DRIVES 51
OTHER USES 51
PRICE PATTERN OF NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON MAGNETS 52
TABLE 15-PRICE PATTERN OF COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON PERMANENT MAGNETS PRODUCTS 52
ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN USE OF LIGHT EARTH METALS AND HEAVY EARTH METALS (USE OF DYSPROSIUM IN NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON PERMANENT MAGNETS) 53
NED-FE-B PERMANENT MAGNET ISSUES – AN OVERVIEW 54
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 57
LIST OF MANUFACTURERS 57
TABLE 16-GLOBAL MANUFACTURERS OF NDFEB MAGNETS 58
GLOBAL MARKET SIZE 58
TABLE 17-GLOBAL MARKET FOR NEO PERMANENT MAGNETS, 2013 AND 2018 59
MARKET SIZE BY APPLICATION FOR NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON PERMANENT MAGNETS 60
TABLE 18-GLOBAL MARKET FOR NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON MAGNETS BY APPLICATION, 2013 AND 2018 60
RARE-EARTH COBALT MAGNETS 63
MATERIALS AND TYPES 63
TABLE 19-RARE EARTH MAGNET DESIGNATIONS 64
TABLE 20-NOMINAL COMPOSITION, CURIE TEMPERATURE AND MAGNETIC ORIENTATION OF COMMERCIAL RARE-EARTH COBALT MAGNETS 65
RARE-EARTH COBALT 5 65
RARE-EARTH 2 TRANSITION METAL 17 GROUP 66
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 66
PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES 68
TABLE 21-NOMINAL PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF RE MAGNETS 68
MAGNETIC PROPERTIES 68
TABLE 22-NOMINAL MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF RARE EARTH/COBALT MAGNETS 69
TABLE 23-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF SOME COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE 70
RARE EARTH COBALT MAGNETS 70
PRICE PATTERN OF SAMARIUM-COBALT PERMANENT MAGNETS 71
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 72
LIST OF MANUFACTURERS 72
TABLE 24-GLOBAL MANUFACTURERS OF SAMARIUM-COBALT MAGNETS 72
GLOBAL MARKET 73
TABLE 25-GLOBAL MARKET OF SAMARIUM-COBALT PERMANENT MAGNETS 73
ALNICO PERMANENT MAGNETS 74
MATERIALS AND TYPES 75
TABLE 26-ALNICO MAGNET DESIGNATIONS 76
AVAILABLE SHAPES AND SIZES 77
CAST ALNICOS 78
TABLE 27-NOMINAL COMPOSITION, CURIE TEMPERATURE AND MAGNETIC ORIENTATION OF CAST ALNICOS 79
TABLE 28-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF CAST ALNICO MAGNETS 80
TABLE 29-NOMINAL PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CAST ALNICO MAGNETS 81
SINTERED ALNICOS 81
TABLE 30-NOMINAL COMPOSITION, CURIE TEMPERATURE AND MAGNETIC ORIENTATION OF SINTERED ALNICOS 82
TABLE 31-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF SINTERED ALNICO MAGNETS 82
TABLE 32-NOMINAL PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF SINTERED ALNICO MAGNETS 83
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 83
CAST ALNICOS 84
SINTERED ALNICOS 84
HEAT TREATMENT 84
PRICE PATTERN OF ALNICO PERMANENT MAGNETS 85
TABLE 33-PRICE PATTERN OF COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE ALNICO PRODUCTS 86
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 86
LIST OF MANUFACTURERS 86
TABLE 34-LEADING GLOBAL MANUFACTURERS OF ALNICO MAGNETS 87
GLOBAL MARKET SIZE 87
TABLE 35-GLOBAL MARKETS OF ALNICO PERMANENT MAGNETS 88
BONDED AND FLEXIBLE PERMANENT MAGNETS 89
MATERIALS AND TYPES 90
BONDING MATERIALS 90
COMPOSITIONS AND GRADES OF BONDED MAGNETS 90
TABLE 36-POWDER SPECIFICATIONS OF BONDED FERRITE 91
MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 92
PRODUCING BONDED MAGNETS VIA EXTRUSION 92
FIGURE 3-BONDED MAGNET PRODUCTION VIA EXTRUSION PROCESS 93
PRODUCING BONDED MAGNETS VIA INJECTION MOLDING 93
FIGURE 4-BONDED MAGNET PRODUCTION VIA INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS 94
PRODUCING BONDED MAGNETS VIA COMPRESSION 94
FIGURE 5-BONDED MAGNET PRODUCTION VIA COMPRESSION MOLDING PROCESS 95
CALENDERING AND PRODUCING FLEXIBLE SHEET 95
FIGURE 6-BONDED MAGNET PRODUCTION VIA CALENDERING PROCESS 96
TABLE 37-APPLICATIONS FOR TYTEK INDUSTRIES' MAGNETS 97
TABLE 38 APPLICATIONS FOR TDK'S COMPOSITE MAGNETS 97
PRICE PATTERN OF BONDED MAGNETS 98
TABLE 39-AVERAGE PRICES OF FERRITE, SMCO AND NDFEB BONDED MAGNETS 98
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 98
MAJOR MANUFACTURERS 99
TABLE 40-LEADING MANUFACTURERS OF BONDED MAGNETS IN CHINA, EUROPE, JAPAN, THE U.S., AND THE REST OF THE WORLD 99
GLOBAL MARKET 100
TABLE 41-GLOBAL MARKET FOR PERMANENT BONDED MAGNETS 100
FIGURE 7-GLOBAL MARKET FOR PERMANENT BONDED MAGNETS 101
OTHER MAGNETS 102
ELONGATED SINGLE DOMAIN (ESD) MAGNETS 102
IRON-CHROMIUM-COBALT MAGNET ALLOYS 102
TABLE 42-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF IRON-CHROMIUM-COBALT MAGNETS 103
TABLE 43-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF HITACHI IRON-CHROMIUM-COBALT MAGNETS 104
MAGNET ALLOYS 104
TABLE 44-PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF REMALLOY 105
TABLE 45-PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CUNIFE 106
TABLE 46-PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CUNICO 107
TABLE 47-PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF VICALLOY 107
TABLE 48-NOMINAL COMPOSITIONS, CURIE TEMPERATURES AND MAGNETIC ORIENTATION OF MAGNET ALLOYS 108
TABLE 49-NOMINAL MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF MAGNET ALLOYS 108
MAGNET STEELS 109
TABLE 50-NOMINAL COMPOSITIONS, CURIE TEMPERATURES AND MAGNETIC ORIENTATION OF MAGNET STEELS 109
PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES 110
MAGNETIC PROPERTIES 110
TABLE 51-NOMINAL MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF MAGNET STEELS 110
PLATINUM COBALT 111
PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES 111
TABLE 52-NOMINAL MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF PT-CO MAGNETS 112
MAGNETIC PROPERTIES 112
TABLE 53-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF PT-CO MAGNETS 112
MISCELLANEOUS PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIALS 113
TABLE 54-MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF MISCELLANEOUS PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIALS 113
NEW MAGNETIC MATERIALS UNDER DEVELOPMENT 114
TABLE 55-RARE EARTH FREE NEW MAGNETIC MATERIAL RESEARCH 115
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE 118
GLOBAL MANUFACTURERS 118
ADDITIONAL MARKET PARTICIPANTS 120
DISTRIBUTORS AND FABRICATORS 120
TABLE 56-GLOBAL DISTRIBUTORS AND FABRICATORS OF HARD FERRITE, ALNICO AND BONDED MAGNETS 121
TABLE 57-GLOBAL DISTRIBUTORS AND FABRICATORS OF NDFEB MAGNETS 122
TABLE 58-GLOBAL DISTRIBUTORS AND FABRICATORS OF SM-CO MAGNETS 123
COMPETITION AND MARKET TRENDS 123
TABLE 59-ACQUISITIONS, MERGERS, EXPANSIONS AND NEW RESEARCH FUNDING IN COMPANIES MANUFACTURING PERMANENT MAGNETS, 2009 TO JANUARY 2013 124
END USERS OF PERMANENT MAGNETS 128
TABLE 60-APPLICATIONS AND MAJOR END USERS OF PERMANENT MAGNETS IN THE U.S., EUROPE AND JAPAN 128
TABLE 61-CONTACT DETAILS FOR SOME SELECT END USERS OF PERMANENT MAGNETS IN THE U.S., EUROPE AND ASIA 129
MARKET SIZE AND SHARE 131
TABLE 62-GLOBAL MARKETS FOR PERMANENT MAGNETS 132
FIGURE 8-GLOBAL MARKET SHARE BY TYPE OF PERMANENT MAGNET 133
MARKET SIZE BY REGION 133
TABLE 63-GLOBAL OUTPUT OF PERMANENT MAGNETS BY REGION IN 2013 134
TABLE 64-GLOBAL OUTPUT OF PERMANENT MAGNETS BY REGION IN 2018 135
FIGURE 9-MAGNET PRODUCTION BY REGION 136
PATENTS AND PATENT ANALYSIS 137
PATENTS RELATED TO FERRITE PERMANENT MAGNETS 137
NON-AGEING PERMANENT MAGNET FROM AN ALLOY POWDER AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF 137
METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ROTOR MAGNET FOR MICRO ROTARY ELECTRIC MACHINE 137
HIGH SPEED INTERNAL PERMANENT MAGNET MACHINE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME 138
FERRITE MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING FERRITE MATERIAL 138
SOFT MAGNETIC RIBBON, MAGNETIC CORE, MAGNETIC PART AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SOFT MAGNETIC RIBBON 139
MAGNET USING BINDING AGENT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME 139
FERRITE MATERIAL 140
PERMANENT MAGNET FOR MOTOR, MOTOR HOUSING, AND MOTOR DEVICE 140
PERMANENT MAGNET ROTATOR AND MOTOR USING THE SAME 140
METHOD FOR PREPARING RADIALLY ANISOTROPIC MAGNET 141
MAGNETIC ALLOY MATERIAL AND METHOD OF MAKING THE MAGNETIC ALLOY MATERIAL 141
PERMANENT MAGNET FOR PARTICLE BEAM ACCELERATOR AND MAGNETIC FIELD GENERATOR 142
PATENTS RELATED TO NEODYMIUM-IRON-BORON PERMANENT MAGNETS 142
R-FE-B RARE-EARTH SINTERED MAGNET AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME 142
RARE EARTH MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME 143
R-FE-B POROUS MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME 143
METHOD FOR PREPARING RARE EARTH PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIAL 143
METHOD FOR PREPARING RARE EARTH PERMANENT MAGNET MATERIAL 144
RARE EARTH ALLOY BINDERLESS MAGNET AND METHOD FOR 144
MANUFACTURE THEREOF 144
RARE EARTH ELEMENT-IRON-BORON ALLOY, AND MAGNETICALLY ANISOTROPIC PERMANENT MAGNET POWDER AND METHOD FOR 145
PRODUCTION THEREOF 145
METHOD FOR PREPARING RARE EARTH PERMANENT MAGNET 145
RARE EARTH MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF 145
IRON-BASED RARE-EARTH NANOCOMPOSITE MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE MAGNET 146
METHOD FOR PRODUCING RARE EARTH METAL-BASED PERMANENT MAGNET HAVING COPPER PLATING FILM ON THE SURFACE THEREOF 147
RARE EARTH MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME 147
PROCESS FOR PRODUCING, THROUGH STRIP CASTING, RAW ALLOY FOR NANOCOMPOSITE TYPE PERMANENT MAGNET 148
METHOD FOR PRODUCING NANOCOMPOSITE MAGNET USING ATOMIZING METHOD 148
FUNCTIONALLY GRADED RARE EARTH PERMANENT MAGNET 149
FUNCTIONALLY GRADED RARE EARTH PERMANENT MAGNET 149
RARE EARTH PERMANENT MAGNET 150
PATENTS RELATED TO BONDED AND FLEXIBLE PERMANENT MAGNETS 150
RARE EARTH BONDED MAGNET 150
R-FE-B RARE EARTH SINTERED MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME 151
R-FE-B TYPE RARE EARTH SINTERED MAGNET AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF THE SAME 151
RARE EARTH SINTERED MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME 151
R-T-B-TYPE SINTERED MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF 152
ALLOY FOR SINTERED R-T-B-M MAGNET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME 152
FERRITE POWDERS FOR BONDED MAGNET, PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THE POWDERS, AND BONDED MAGNET MADE BY USING THE SAME 153
ANISOTROPIC RARE EARTH-IRON BASED RESIN BONDED MAGNET 153
ROTATING MACHINE, BONDED MAGNET, MAGNET ROLL, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SINTERED FERRITE MAGNET 154
FERRITE MAGNET POWDER, SINTERED MAGNET, BOND MAGNET, AND MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIUM 154
PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SELF-ASSEMBLED RARE EARTH-IRON BONDED MAGNET AND MOTOR UTILIZING THE SAME 154
SINTERED R-FE-B PERMANENT MAGNET AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD 155
YOKE-INTEGRATED BONDED MAGNET AND MAGNET ROTATOR FOR MOTOR USING THE SAME 155
ANISOTROPIC RARE EARTH BONDED MAGNET HAVING SELF-ORGANIZED NETWORK BOUNDARY PHASE AND PERMANENT MAGNET MOTOR UTILIZING THE SAME 156
OXIDE MAGNETIC MATERIAL AND SINTERED MAGNET 156
OXIDE-TYPE, MAGNETIC MATERIAL AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD, AND SINTERED FERRITE MAGNET AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD 157
R-T-B BASED SINTERED MAGNET 157
SINTERED R-FE-B PERMANENT MAGNET AND ITS PRODUCTION METHOD 157
YOKE-INTEGRATED BONDED MAGNET AND MAGNET ROTATOR FOR MOTOR USING THE SAME 158
ANISOTROPIC RARE EARTH BONDED MAGNET HAVING SELF-ORGANIZED NETWORK BOUNDARY PHASE AND PERMANENT MAGNET MOTOR UTILIZING THE SAME 158
BOND MAGNET FOR DIRECT CURRENT REACTOR AND DIRECT CURRENT REACTOR 159
ANISOTROPIC BONDED MAGNET FOR USE IN A 4-POLE MOTOR, A MOTOR EMPLOYING THAT MAGNET, AND AN ALIGNMENT PROCESS APPARATUS FOR THE ANISOTROPIC BONDED MAGNET FOR USE IN A 4-POLE MOTOR 159
FERRITE MAGNETIC MATERIAL AND FERRITE SINTERED MAGNET 160
METHODS FOR PRODUCING RAW MATERIAL ALLOY FOR RARE EARTH MAGNET, POWDER AND SINTERED MAGNET 160
METHODS FOR PRODUCING RAW MATERIAL ALLOY FOR RARE EARTH MAGNET, POWDER AND SINTERED MAGNET 161
ANISOTROPIC BOND MAGNET FOR FOUR-MAGNETIC-POLE MOTOR, MOTOR USING THE SAME, DEVICE FOR ORIENTATION PROCESSING OF ANISOTROPIC BOND MAGNET FOR FOUR-MAGNETIC-POLE MOTOR 161
ALLOY FLAKE FOR RARE EARTH MAGNET, PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, ALLOY POWDER FOR RARE EARTH SINTERED MAGNET, RARE EARTH SINTERED MAGNET, ALLOY POWDER FOR BONDED MAGNET AND BONDED MAGNET 162
METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING BONDED MAGNET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MAGNETIC DEVICE HAVING BONDED MAGNET 162
ISOTROPIC POWDERY MAGNET MATERIAL, PROCESS FOR PREPARING AND RESIN-BONDED MAGNET 163
PATENT ANALYSIS 163
TABLE 65-NUMBER OF U.S. PATENTS GRANTED TO COMPANIES IN THE PERMANENT MAGNET BUSINESS BY TYPE 164
FROM 2009 THROUGH APRIL 2013 164
TABLE 66-NUMBER OF U.S. PATENTS GRANTED TO COMPANIES IN THE PERMANENT MAGNET BUSINESS FROM 2009 THROUGH APRIL 2013 164
FIGURE 10-TOP COMPANIES GRANTED U.S. PATENTS FOR PERMANENT MAGNETS FROM 2009 THROUGH 2013 165
INTERNATIONAL OVERVIEW OF U.S. PATENT ACTIVITY IN PERMANENT MAGNETS 165
TABLE 67-U.S. PATENTS GRANTED FOR PERMANENT MAGNETS BY ASSIGNED COUNTRY/REGION FROM JANUARY 2009 TO APRIL 2013 166
COMPANY PROFILES 167
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY & MATERIALS CO., LTD (AT&M) 167
ALLIANCE LLC 167
YUXIANG MAGNETIC MATERIALS INDUSTRIAL LIMITED 191
ZHEJIANG ANTE MAGNETIC MATERIAL CO., LTD. 191
DISTRIBUTORS AND FABRICATORS OF PERMANENT MAGNETS 192
ADAM MAGNETIC PRODUCTS CO. 192
ALLSTAR MAGNETICS 192
STANFORD MAGNETS 198
VIONA MAGNETICS 198
APPENDIX I: GLOSSARY OF TERMS 199
APPENDIX II: QUANTITIES, SYMBOLS, UNITS AND CONVERSION FACTORS 205
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In a recent research, analyst firm IDC found that the average cost of a critical application failure is $500,000 to $1 million per hour and the average total cost of unplanned application downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion per year for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to the findings on the cost of the downtime, the research also highlighted best practices for development, testing, application support, infrastructure, and operations teams.
Jul. 31, 2015 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 117
Puppet Labs has announced the next major update to its flagship product: Puppet Enterprise 2015.2. This release includes new features providing DevOps teams with clarity, simplicity and additional management capabilities, including an all-new user interface, an interactive graph for visualizing infrastructure code, a new unified agent and broader infrastructure support.
Jul. 31, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 142
For IoT to grow as quickly as analyst firms’ project, a lot is going to fall on developers to quickly bring applications to market. But the lack of a standard development platform threatens to slow growth and make application development more time consuming and costly, much like we’ve seen in the mobile space. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Weiner, Product Manager of the Omega DevCloud with KORE Telematics Inc., discussed the evolving requirements for developers as IoT matures and conducte...
Jul. 31, 2015 08:45 AM EDT Reads: 302
Container technology is sending shock waves through the world of cloud computing. Heralded as the 'next big thing,' containers provide software owners a consistent way to package their software and dependencies while infrastructure operators benefit from a standard way to deploy and run them. Containers present new challenges for tracking usage due to their dynamic nature. They can also be deployed to bare metal, virtual machines and various cloud platforms. How do software owners track the usag...
Jul. 31, 2015 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 159
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Arch...
Jul. 30, 2015 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,401
Providing the needed data for application development and testing is a huge headache for most organizations. The problems are often the same across companies - speed, quality, cost, and control. Provisioning data can take days or weeks, every time a refresh is required. Using dummy data leads to quality problems. Creating physical copies of large data sets and sending them to distributed teams of developers eats up expensive storage and bandwidth resources. And, all of these copies proliferating...
Jul. 30, 2015 06:30 PM EDT Reads: 892
Malicious agents are moving faster than the speed of business. Even more worrisome, most companies are relying on legacy approaches to security that are no longer capable of meeting current threats. In the modern cloud, threat diversity is rapidly expanding, necessitating more sophisticated security protocols than those used in the past or in desktop environments. Yet companies are falling for cloud security myths that were truths at one time but have evolved out of existence.
Jul. 30, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,804
Digital Transformation is the ultimate goal of cloud computing and related initiatives. The phrase is certainly not a precise one, and as subject to hand-waving and distortion as any high-falutin' terminology in the world of information technology. Yet it is an excellent choice of words to describe what enterprise IT—and by extension, organizations in general—should be working to achieve. Digital Transformation means: handling all the data types being found and created in the organizat...
Jul. 30, 2015 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,090
Public Cloud IaaS started its life in the developer and startup communities and has grown rapidly to a $20B+ industry, but it still pales in comparison to how much is spent worldwide on IT: $3.6 trillion. In fact, there are 8.6 million data centers worldwide, the reality is many small and medium sized business have server closets and colocation footprints filled with servers and storage gear. While on-premise environment virtualization may have peaked at 75%, the Public Cloud has lagged in adop...
Jul. 30, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,206
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jul. 30, 2015 03:45 PM EDT Reads: 452