Current Research - Magnetic Materials Group

The research activities of the MMG are predominantly directed towards the development of improved magnetic materials leading to more efficient, compact and lightweight machines. More directly we are looking at more energy efficient manufacturing routes and processes for recycling scrap magnets.

Current research projects include

Current Research Projects

Resource Efficient Production Route for Rare Earth Magnets
Horizon 2020
Duration 01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017

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New Permanent Magnets for Electric-Vehicle Drive Applications
Duration 01/10/2013 - 30/09/2016


European Rare Earth (Magnet) Recycling Network
FP7 Marie-Curie Training Network
Duration 01/09/2013 - 31/12/2017

 Remanence_Logo Rare Earth Magnet Recovery for Environmental and Resource Protection
Duration 01/01/2013 - 30/06/2016


European Rare Earths Competency Network
European Commission
Duration 10/2013 - 10/2014

Recent research projects includes:


Large Scale Trials on the Use of Hydrogen to Extract NdFeB Magnets form Computer Hard Disc Drives
Duration 01/10/2012 - 30/04/2013