Lake Shore to Discuss Measurement Solutions at Magnetics 2014 Conference

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Conference attendees can visit booth 518 to learn more about Lake Shore's Hall effect gaussmeters, fluxmeters, Hall probes, magnetometers, and other instruments and systems for magnetics measurement.

lake shore axial and transverse probes

Lake Shore's axial and transverse probes are ideal for most general-purpose magnetic field measurements.

Accurate testing, when done early in the manufacturing or assembly process, can help companies avoid costly rework at later stages of production.

Lake Shore Cryotronics, a leading innovator in solutions for measurement under extreme temperature and magnetic field conditions, will be exhibiting at the Magnetics 2014 conference Jan. 29–30 in Orlando, Fla., where representatives will discuss the company’s magnetic measurement solutions for research and manufacturing environments.

Lake Shore representatives will specifically explain how the company’s Hall probe technology can be used to accurately measure magnetic fields in lab or assembly/quality control (QC) applications, and they will provide guidance on how to choose the right measurement equipment for challenging environments.

Lake Shore’s product portfolio includes a complete line of benchtop and hand-held Hall effect gaussmeters; axial, transverse, tangential, and multi-axis Hall probes; fluxmeters; Helmhotz and search coils; electromagnets; and electromagnet power supplies. Lake Shore gaussmeters have been used in prominent magnetics research, such as MIT’s nuclear fusion program, as well as by manufacturers who produce magnets, magnetic assemblies and accessories that must hold to tight tolerances.

Lake Shore magnetic measurement instruments can be used for a wide range of applications, including: validating performance of solenoids, confirming magnetic field characteristics versus applied current, mapping a magnetic field shape for a component or assembly, measuring fringe fields or residual fields, and sorting tested products into groups according to magnetic strength and other characteristics. Accurate testing, when done early in the manufacturing or assembly process, can help companies avoid costly rework at later stages of production.

Conference attendees can also learn about Lake Shore’s alternating gradient magnetometer (AGM) and vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM) systems for more advanced magnetic materials characterization, including its MicroMag™ 2900 Series AGM and 3900 Series VSM , as well as its 7400 Series VSM.

The AGM/VSM systems are used to characterize the DC magnetic properties of materials as a function of magnetic field, temperature, and time, and can be the best option when a direct measurement of magnetic moment is required. They also enable the measurement of first-order-reversal-curve (FORC) measurements for investigating magnetic interactions in nanocomposite magnets, recording media, nanomagnetic wires and dots, and paleomagnetic materials.

For more information, visit booth #518 at the conference or

About Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc.
Supporting advanced research since 1968, Lake Shore ( is a leading innovator in measurement and control solutions for materials characterization under extreme temperature and magnetic field conditions. High-performance product solutions from Lake Shore include cryogenic temperature sensors and instrumentation, magnetic test and measurement instruments, probe stations, and precision materials characterizations systems that explore the electronic and magnetic properties of next-generation materials. Lake Shore serves an international base of research customers at leading university, government, aerospace, and commercial research institutions and is supported by a global network of sales and service facilities.

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