This blog post takes a look into the fascinating lifecycle of rare earth magnets. From extraction to end-of-life recycling, these highly magnetic materials have a journey that mirrors their unique and robust nature. Read on to explore the stages of this lifecycle and gain insights into how rare earth magnets continually contribute to modern technologies.
Stage 1: Mining and Extraction
Unearthing the Essential Elements
Rare earth magnets start their lifecycle within the crust of the earth, where rare earth elements, primarily neodymium, praseodymium, and dysprosium, are found in mineral ores.
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