By Stan Trout | Spontaneous Materials
We continue with the third blog in this series, describing the many types of mistakes made with permanent magnets. Again, my intent is to help engineers in the future avoid the mistakes made in the past, and not to embarrass anyone.
Everyone’s experience is different, so please feel free to add your insights in the comments section below.
The third group of mistakes on my list are:
- Believing that magnets do not require any special expertise to produce or use
- Designing a product with a non-existent material
- Assuming that cost is only from raw materials, or an easy to use $/kg figure, independent of quantity or complexity Continue reading