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    ASTM A1054 - 16

    Standard Specification for Sintered Ferrite Permanent Magnets

    Active Standard ASTM A1054 | Developed by Subcommittee: A06.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 03.07

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    This specification covers technically important, commercially available, magnetically hard sintered ceramic ferrite permanent magnets. Magnetic properties such as remanence, coercive field strength, and relative recoil permeability shall be measured. The specified magnetic properties are valid only for magnet test specimens with a uniform cross-section along the axis of magnetization. Properties for anisotropic magnets shall be measured along the axis of preferred orientation.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers technically important, commercially available, magnetically hard sintered ferrite permanent magnets.

    1.2 Ferrite permanent magnets have residual induction Br from 0.2 T (2000 G) up to about 0.5 T (5000 G) and intrinsic coercive field strength HcJ  from 160 kA/m (2000 Oe) up to about 400 kA/m (5000 Oe). Their specific magnetic hysteresis behavior (demagnetization curve) can be characterized using Test Method A977/A977M.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to customary (cgs-emu and inch-pound) units which are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Other Standards

    MMPA Standard No. 0100-00 Standard Specifications for Permanent Magnet Materials Available from The International Magnetics Association (IMA), 8 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60603.

    ASTM Standards

    A340 Terminology of Symbols and Definitions Relating to Magnetic Testing

    A977/A977M Test Method for Magnetic Properties of High-Coercivity Permanent Magnet Materials Using Hysteresigraphs

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.030 (Magnetic materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31381200(Sintered magnets and magnet assemblies)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/A1054-16

    Citation Format

    ASTM A1054-16, Standard Specification for Sintered Ferrite Permanent Magnets, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016, www.astm.org

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