N52 Magnets – The Ultimate Guide

N52 is a type of permanent magnet. The N stands for neodymium. This magnet is typically a fusion of neodymium, boron, and iron. The 52 is the grade of the magnet. Neodymium in this category is assigned increasing numbers with increasing strength. 52 is the strongest in this category.

N52 Magnets
N52 Magnets

Advantages of N52 Magnets

Advantages of N52 magnets include:

  • N52 magnets have the highest strength compared to other magnets in the same category.
  • Given their high magnetic field, N52 magnets can be used in a variety of applications.
  • N52 magnets are arguably the most effective magnet as even smaller N52 magnets are just as effective as bigger ones.
  • N52 magnets can be used for a long time. They are very durable losing about one percent of their magnetism during their use.

Estimated Strength of N52 Neodymium Magnets

There are various ways of quantifying the strength of a magnet. N52 magnet has the following strengths

  • N52’s remanence ranges from 1430 to 1480br.
  • Its coercive force of N52 is 786hcb
  • The intrinsic coercive force of N52 is 876
  • The maximum energy product of N52 ranges from 398 to 422bh

Comparing N52 Neodymium Magnets to Other Grades

N35 vs N52 Magnets

  • N35 is only half as strong as N52
  • The coercive force of N52 is 786hcb, N35 has 868hcb.
  • The Intrinsic coercive force of N52 is 876 while that of N35 is 995hcj.
  • N35 magnets are the weakest while N52 is the strongest
  • N35 has a Remanence 1170 to 1220br, and n52’s remanence ranges from 1430 to 1480br.
  • The maximum energy of product for N52 falls between 398 to 422bh while n35 varies from n35 263-287bh.
  • All magnets in this category have a maximum operating temperature of 80 degrees.

N40 vs N52 Rare Earth Magnets

  • The Intrinsic coercive force of N52 is 876 lower than that of N40 which is 995hcj.
  • N52’s maximum energy product varies between 398 to 422bh that of N40 is between 302 to 326
  • All the Neodymium magnets in this category have a maximum temperature of 80 degrees above which they are demagnetized.
  • N40 remanence is 1250 to 1280br, n52’s remanence is 1430 to 1480br.
  • The coercive force shown N40 is 907 higher than N52. The coercive force of N52 is 786hcb.

N42 and N52 Neodymium Magnets

  • N52’s maximum energy product ranges between 398 to 422bh. N42 has a maximum energy falling between 318 to 342
  • Coercive force exhibited by N42 is 915 significantly more than N52. N52 has a coercive force of 786hcb.
  • Remanence of N42 ranges between 1280 to 1320br while N52’s remanence varies between 1430 to 1480br
  • The Intrinsic coercive force of N52 is 876 less than that of N42 which is 995hcj.

N45 vs N52 Rare Earth Magnets

  • The intrinsic coercive force of N45 is 995hcj lower than that of N52 which is 876.
  • The maximum energy product of N45 begins from 342 to 366. N52 ranges from 398 to 422bh
  • Coercive force of N52 is 786hcb which is more than that of N42. The coercive force exhibited by N45 is 923.
  • N45 has a remanence starting from 1320 to 1380br. N52 has remanence ranging from 1430 to 1480br.

N48 and N52 Rare Earth Magnets

  • Despite being stronger than other magnets in the category N48 magnets are still weaker than N52
  • N48 remanence is 1380 to 1420br, N52’s remanence is 1430 to 1480br.
  • N52 maximum energy product falls between 398 to 422bh, N48 varies from 366 to 390bh
  • Coercive force exhibited by N48 is 923 higher than N52, which is 786hcb.
  • The Intrinsic coercive force of N52 is 876 lower than that of N40. The intrinsic force of N48 is 995hcj.

Shapes of N52 Neodymium Magnets

Neodymium magnets are designed in different shapes. The shapes available include;

· N52 Arc Magnets

These are vertical magnets that are slightly curved and come in various diameters and thicknesses.

N52 Arc Magnets
N52 Arc Magnets

· N52 Bar Magnets

N52 bar magnets are rectangular magnets. They have a longer length and a shorter width. They come in a variety of measurements with different thicknesses but are ultimately on the leaner side.

N52 Bar Magnet
N52 Bar Magnet

· N52 Block Magnets

N52 block magnets have six sides. All the sides are straight forming right angles where they join. Block magnets are typically thicker than bars. They can also be customized with different sizes.

N52 Block Magnet
N52 Block Magnet

· N52 Cylinder Magnets

N52 are cylindrically shaped magnets. They come in different sizes and designs. N52 cylinder magnets can be used in sensors, read switches, medical, and meters among others.

N52 Cylinder Magnet
N52 Cylinder Magnet

· N52 Disc Magnets

A N52 disc magnet is a thin almost flat circular magnet. They differ in size which makes them suitable for different applications.

N52 Disc Magnet
N52 Disc Magnet

· N52 Ring Magnets

These are circular magnets with holes in the middle. The different sizes can be used for different applications including motors, stereo systems, and sensors.

N52 ring magnet
N52 Ring Magnet

Difference between N42 and N52 Magnets.

N52 has 20 percent more strength than N42. N42 magnets are also cheaper than N52 which costs twice as much.  The coercive force exhibited by N42 is 915 is higher than that of N52.

N52 has a coercive force of 786hcb. N52’s maximum energy product ranges between 398 to 422bh which is lower than that of N42 which falls between 318 to 342.

There is also a significant difference between the two magnets remanence N42 ranges between 1280 to 1320br much lower than N52 which falls between 1430 to 1480br. However, the Intrinsic coercive force of N52 is 876 less than that of N42 which is 995hcj.

Factors to Consider when Buying N52 Neodymium Magnets

There are many factors that you should take into consideration when purchasing a N52 magnet. These factors include;

  • Magnetic strength of the magnet.
  • Most suitable size as well as shape for your application
  • Maximum operating temperature
  • Economic feasibility of the N52 you want to buy.
  • Application that is going to use the N52 magnet

Applications of a n52 magnet

The applications that utilize N52 magnet include:

  • Furniture
  • Medical appliances
  • Phones accessories
  • Automotive
  • Electric generators
  • Machine parts
  • Firing switches

Conclusion

As you can see, the N52 magnets have unique properties that makes them perfect for some specialized applications.

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