According to The New York Times, recent tariffs imposed on imported goods from China are meant to pressure the country to change its current trade practices that are negatively impacting American businesses. However, as the deadline approached for the final agreement in late September 2018, the US administration decided to remove nearly 300 product lines from the list due to specific objections by American companies. One of the product lines deleted from the list of tariffs was rare earth metals. Rare earth elements are currently used in myriad products worldwide including magnets, radar, high tech products, vehicles, and more…. Read More
Two recent discoveries – one related to the re-use of magnetic materials obtained from discarded computer components, the second a potential new trove of rare earth elements found in deep-sea mud near the coast of Japan, may reshape the magnetic marketplace… Read More
Regular readers of this blog likely already know that Dura Magnetics designs and manufactures comprehensive magnetic solutions for a wide variety of industries. As part of this, we are sometimes called on to perform design and manufacturing on projects tied to Aerospace and Defense contract work. Oftentimes, the magnets and magnetic assemblies used in these projects have technology export restrictions. Read More
As an AS9100 certified magnet supplier, Dura Magnetics must continually ensure that our business and manufacturing practices properly follow the requirements set forth by the standard. With AS9100C being phased out and becoming fully replaced with the revised AS9100D standard on September 15, 2018, we have already taken the appropriate steps to ensure compliance with this standard before its final implementation date.
We are proud to announce that Dura Magnetics is now an AS9100D certified company. Read More
The magnetic cup and base assembly is a simple, but very useful, magnetic assembly. The magnetic base allows for it to be attached to most ferrous surfaces, while the steel cup allows for several different attachment possibilities… Read More