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Magnetic Field Simulation

Projects - High Speed Electric Motors

High Speed Electric Motors

Both electromagnetic and mechanical finite element modelling are powerful tools for designers of electric machines. For high-speed applications, some examples of the areas where Best Solution can provide modelling support are: Rotor containment can losses (caused by modulation of rotor field by stator teeth) Rotor stress distribution resulting from shrink fitting of containment cans Rotor …

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Best Solutin - Projects - Induction Heating

Induction Heating

Induction heating processes are commonly used to harden, anneal and bond metals. Induction processes are attractive because they include the following advantages: * Induction heating is clean – no contaminants are introduced and parts can be contained in vacuum or inert gas chambers. * Induction heating is highly consistent and controllable, so is ideal for …

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Projects - Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging – MRI

In MRI scanners, the requirements for high field homogeneity and low leakage field are severe and conflicting, since the large mass of soft magnetic material required to provide shielding can distort the central field. Best Solution has experience in modelling MRI magnets and the associated shielding arrangements. Usually using Vector Fields 3d Opera finite element …

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Best Solutin - Projects - Thermal Imaging Actuator

Thermal Imaging Actuator

Our mechanical design services enabled Best Solution to design a high-performance scanning actuator for a military thermal imaging application. The actuator was capable of very rapid reciprocating motion while requiring much lower power input than conventional motor technology. The internal geometry of the actuator was optimised using parametric finite element models, and the hardware performance …

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Projects - AMS2 Physics Experiment

AMS2 Physics Experiment

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) is the second such particle physics experiment to be launched into space and will include the first large superconducting magnet system. The AMS experiment is designed to detect the presence of dark matter or antimatter in space. The magnet system was manufactured by Scientific Magnetics, of Culham, Oxford, Best Solution’s …

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Best Solution - Projects - Permanent Magnets

Permanent Magnets

Many permanent magnet materials exist today, with the most common being ceramic or ferrite materials, where reasonable performance at very low cost is required. Other common materials include the high energy rare-earth types, plastic or resin bonded ferrite and rare earth variants, and cast alloy types, which are old-fashioned but still important in some areas. …

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Best Solutin - Projects - Ansys EMAG

Ansys EMAG

Best Solution uses a range of software tools to provide our customers with support in the design and performance simulation of products or processes that involve the use of magnetism. These encompass anything from the modelling of an induction heating process to the simulation of the start-up performance of a d.c. motor. Ansys EMAG is …

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Projects - High Field Hybrid Magnet

High Field Hybrid Magnet

Best Solution’s customer, Oxford Instruments are world leaders in the design and manufacture of special superconducting magnets. Best Solution were able to provide modelling support on a high field, hybrid magnet project, which used a combination of superconducting, and copper coils, for a magnet with a bore flux density of up to 40 Tesla. The …

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Projects - Eddy Current Brakes

Eddy Current Brakes

Best Solution can make accurate performance predictions for those designing or developing eddy current brakes. The mechanical design methods we use are largely finite element based and can deliver detailed information on: Torque vs. speed characteristics Effect of temperature rise on performance Effect of material selection on performance Dynamic response to drive or load transients …

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Projects - Transformers

Transformers

Best Solution has a wealth of experience in the computer-aided engineering of inductors, transformers and other wound components. Using finite element based tools, we can deliver valuable insight into many performance aspects, with relevance to electrical performance, cost and reliability, including: Simulation of temperature rises under steady state and transient loading conditions Accurate prediction of …

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