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Which is better, N38 magnet or Y35 magnet?

N38 and Y35 magnets are both common grades of permanent magnet materials, they represent the magnetic strength and performance characteristics of magnets, although they are slightly different in magnetic properties, the exact choice depends on your application needs and use in specific scenarios.

First, let's understand the characteristics of these two types of magnets.N38 magnet belongs to N grade magnet, which is a rare-earth neodymium magnet with high magnetic energy product and magnetic performance.It is capable of delivering relatively stronger magnetic force under the same size, so it can be used in applications requiring high magnetic force, such as high-speed motors, wind power generation, and magnetic sensors.

In contrast, Y35 magnets are inferior to N38 in terms of magnetic force, but still offer some magnetic performance.Y grade magnets (ferrite permanent magnets) are usually used in applications where the magnetic force requirements are not particularly stringent, and may be a more economical and practical choice for everyday items, lightweight electronic devices, and simple magnetic applications, such as whiteboards, toys, and micromotors. Its performance is not as good as N38, but it is able to perform satisfactorily in some low-demanding magnetic applications.

The picture shows a 43mm long neodymium block magnets.


Therefore, there are some key factors to consider in order to determine which is better suited to your needs.

The first is the usage environment and requirements: if your application requires a higher magnetic force to support strong magnetic performance, N38 magnets may be the better choice. But if you're looking for a more economical magnet for general use, the Y35 may be a better fit for your needs.

There are also factors to consider such as size, cost, and manufacturing feasibility. Sometimes, although N38 offers higher magnetic performance, Y35 may be more practical and economical due to higher cost or inappropriate size. Therefore, when choosing the right magnet, a balance needs to be found between performance, cost and practical needs.

To summarize, both N38 and Y35 are excellent magnet materials, but you need to consider the specific application requirements when choosing, and the best choice depends on your specific magnetic requirements, economics, and practical application scenarios.

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