Surgical Robotics Technology

Magnetic Stray Field Considerations for Medical Products

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With the advancement of rare earth magnetic materials, an increasing number of medical devices are incorporating magnetic technology. In this article, Dexter Magnetic Technologies will discuss the magnetic moment, the design of magnetic devices, and how to control stray fields and magnetic field shaping. Dexter will also discuss some safety precautions in various scenarios such as safety for patients with medical implants, the impact of stray magnetic fields on sensitive instruments, the selection of appropriate shielding materials, attractive forces of ferrous metal objects in the vicinity magnet or magnetic assembly and safety guidelines for air shipment of magnets and magnetic assemblies.

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Authors: Chun Li, Mike Schilling and Ben Plamp

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