MAGNETI Ljubljana is a privately owned SME with more than 65 years of experience in magnet production and one of the last companies in Europe making permanent magnets with casting and sintering technology. Currently, MAGNETI is a worldwide supplier of AlNiCo, SmCo, sintered NdFeB magnets, polymer bonded magnets and magnetic systems. All magnets and magnetic systems are manufactured in the Slovenian plant of Ljubljana, mainly for the automotive sector, low/high voltage products, special motors, railway transport, aircraft and aerospace. The company has many large clients worldwide and a strong research and technology department working with clients on the full development cycle of magnets and their production. The company is constantly investing in development and research projects with international partners, and participating in international and EU funded projects. The company is fully certificated with among others, IATF 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSA 18001.
Main roles in the project
MAGNETI’s main roles in SUSMAGPRO are:
- to build a pilot plant at their facility in Ljubljana to perform the Hydrogen-based Processing of Magnet Scrap (HPMS) and produce large batches of recycled sintered magnets; and
- to characterize the recycled magnets for input into the datasheets.
Hosting a pilot for recycling / recovery: HPMS treatment of hard disk drive (HDD) scrap and production scrap
Hosting a reprocessing route: Sintering of Hydrogen-based Processing of Magnet Scrap (HPMS) powders with and without blending (NdH2 / alloy powders)
Dr. Milana Karajić