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Recycling loudspeaker magnets for REEs

Bham University, HyProMag create REAP to meet demand Metal Tech News – October 6, 2021


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:11pm

University Birmingham UK REAP HyProMag neodymium-iron-boron speakers recycling

Speakers account for roughly 20% of rare earth magnet use.

The University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom Sept. 30 announced the completion of a project demonstrating the recycling of loudspeaker magnets for their valuable rare earth elements.

Approximately 20% of all rare earth magnets go into loudspeakers. Recycling of otherwise landfill-lost rare earth magnets from these speakers offers a significant opportunity for these resources, particularly...

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