Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets

Written by Stacy Chbosky
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Neodymium rare earth magnets are much more powerful than your average household magnets. People are usually shocked when they first encounter Neodymium rare earth magnets. Developed in the 1970s and '80s, these magnets are so powerful that they can act on one another from a distance of over 12 inches.

Neodymium rare earth magnets are sometimes known as NIB magnets, or NIBs, because their metal components are Neodymium Iron Boron. Other rare earth magnets are made of Samarium Cobalt, but they are generally used for industrial purposes only. SmCo magnets are heavier and more expensive than NIBs, making them less attractive to the average consumer.

Ordering Neodymium Rare Earth Magnets Online

NIBs can chip in the mail if they aren't shipped properly, so make sure you order your NIB magnets from a company with a solid return policy. Also, make sure to order from a company that is recognized by the Better Business Bureau. There are a lot of companies on the Internet that sell magnets. Why settle for one whose reputation can not be verified?

NIBs are popular with arts and crafts lovers, who use them to make sculptures. They are also popular with teachers, who use them in the science classroom. Finally, NIBs are at the heart of many industrial applications, including anti-lock braking systems, and computer hard drives.


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