: the property of a material determined by the value of the coercive force when the material has been magnetized to saturation
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Recent Examples on the WebThese manufacturing techniques allow Toyota to lose 20 to 50 percent of the neodymium necessary to make a NdFeB magnet without losing performance or coercivity.
Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, 28 Feb. 2018 Performance of the new magnet (in terms of coercivity) is slightly better at the top of its operating-temperature spread—above about 270 degrees Fahrenheit—which is right where and when peak performance in an electric vehicle would be needed.
Bengt Halvorson, Car and Driver, 27 Feb. 2018
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