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treatments, to high temperature magnetic bearings used in next
generation energy storage technologies. Recently, the engineers
at the Materials Technology Center worked with industry partners
to develop a new magnet-based proton therapy system for
cancer treatment. Through the use of magnetic focusing, doctors
can now aim proton beams precisely onto a tumor, minimizing
damage to the surrounding healthy tissue.
In 2020, demand for EEC's products surged as essential businesses
rushed to secure critical EEC magnet systems needed
during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company quickly implemented
safety measures such as remote work, staggered shift
changes, and evolving workplace safety protocols to protect its
employees while still satisfying customer requirements for critical
products.
EEC's temperature compensated samarium cobalt magnets powered
the gyroscope used to locate trapped miners in Chile in 2010.
difficult target. The solution worked and ended the five-month industrial
disaster. In August, the Chilean miner accident occurred.
A cave-in at the San Jose gold and copper mine resulted in 33
miners being trapped underground. The only rescue option was
to drill a borehole down to the trapped miners and extract them.
Gyroscopes using EEC's Temperature Compensated SmCo
magnets guided the drills to the precise location of the miners.
Finally, in October of 2010, the last miner was extracted; the
rescue plan was a huge success.
EEC's Materials Technology Center is busy working on breakthrough
magnet systems for everything from new medical
What differentiated EEC's employees during this time was the
desire to find more ways to help the community. Faced with a local
shortage of Personal Protective Equipment, EEC employees
quickly developed a manufacturing process utilizing available
equipment such as 3D printers to manufacture face shields for
first responders. The company was able to supply over 650 face
shields to over 27 different organizations in need. " Although we
have very good competitors, I can say without hesitation that
EEC is blessed with some of the best employees in the industry, "
says CEO Michael Walmer. Since 1970, Electron Energy Corporation
has continued to grow and serve as an innovator in the
permanent magnet industry. From producing magnets for space
exploration to medical devices critical to the COVID-19 pandemic,
EEC employees never forgot their purpose when coming
to work each day.
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Editor’s Choice/ Features
Major Automakers Transform Design & Manufacturing Operations on Accelerated Path to e-Propulsion – Part 2 of 2
Luxury Auto Maker Bentley Goes After Magnet Materials & Manufacturing Advancements
Magnetism Plays Key Roles in DARPA Research to Develop Brain-Machine Interface without Surgery
Research & Development
Product News
Industry News
Events Calendar/ Advertising Index
Toshiba’s New Magnetic Material Improves Motor Energy Conversion Efficiency
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Magnetics Business & Technology - July/August 2021 - Editor’s Choice/ Features
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Magnetics Business & Technology - July/August 2021 - Major Automakers Transform Design & Manufacturing Operations on Accelerated Path to e-Propulsion – Part 2 of 2
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Magnetics Business & Technology - July/August 2021 - Luxury Auto Maker Bentley Goes After Magnet Materials & Manufacturing Advancements
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