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Alnico Magnets

Alnico Magnets were one of the first magnets available on the market. They are the weakest of permanent magnets and have a magnetic field which is easily prone to demagnetisation. Alnico magnets have largely been replaced by stronger magnets such as Neodymium (Rare Earth) in industrial settings. However, they have excellent temperature stability and very good corrosion resistance. Their mechanical strength is greater than both Ferrite and Rare Earth magnets.

Uses for Alnico Magnets:

Alnico Block and Horseshoe Magnets are often used by teachers and education facilities for experiments that demonstrate magnetic fields and properties. Alnico Cylinders are popularly used by guitarists as guitar pickups. If you require Magnets for manufacturing purposes, Alnico Pot Magnets are great for holding applications, jigs and fixtures. 

Alnico magnets properties:

  • Produced by the casting or powder metallurgical techniques.
  • Chemical composition: Al-Ni-Fe-Co.
  • All our Alnico magnets are C5 grade.
  • Very hard and brittle.
  • Poor resistance to demagnetization.
  • Produce good flux density at a reasonable cost.
  • Excellent stability over a wide temperature range.

If you require further information about our Alnico Magnets please contact AMF Magnetics sales team.

Horseshoe Magnets Horseshoe Magnets for Sale from AMF Magnets

Alnico Horseshoe Magnets are very popular with schools and science departments and are used to demonstrate magnetic fields and properties.

Alnico Cylinder Magnets Alnico Cylinder Magnets Online

Cylinder magnets made from Alnico are used for seals, sensors and coin collection machines and most famously, in guitar pickups.

Alnico Pot Magnets Buy Alnico Pot Magnets from AMF

The Alnico pot magnets have a threaded hole and are suited to general purpose holding applications.

Alnico Shallow Pot Magnets Alnico Shallow Pot Magnets at AMF

Alnico Shallow Pot Magnets are mostly used for jigs and fixtures, holding and gripping applications where there are height restrictions.

Alnico Block Magnets Alnico Block Magnets from AMF

Alnico block magnets, also called bar magnets, are often used in education facilities for a wide range of experimental applications.

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