Dimac Red supports Free Magnetic Design Simulations

Free Magnetic Design Simulations is a simulation resource that provides fast results with high accuracy and configurability. For magnetic position sensor design, covering linear and rotary modes of operation.

Dimac Red and our partner Melexis have outstanding capabilities to support engineers in the simulation step for magnetic elements in their designs. Melexis has introduced Free Magnetic Design Simulations. It is a free and online simulation tool for magnetic sensor evaluation and module design. The online tool gives customers’ engineering teams the ability to design and simulate their own magnets based on Melexis’ Triaxis® 2D/3D sensors. By using the simulation application, engineers can quickly design a custom magnetic sensor module to their own specifications.

For an in-depth magnetic analysis of custom magnets, Dimac Red also relies on another partner, Cibas Group. The Engineering Team of Cibas Group has a solid reputation when it comes to simulating magnets, especially to better evaluate their behaviour with magnetic sensors.

With both Melexis and Cibas Group, Dimac Red’s experts (Field Application Engineers and Product Managers) will support you in your projects.


What are the significant details of the Free Simulation Tool?

Melexis has developed this free online simulation application for its Triaxis® range of magnetic sensors, covering both linear and rotary applications. It stimulates the sensor’s performance in a customer’s application with a high level of accuracy, including stray field immunity. Simulation with this level of accuracy can significantly improve and accelerate the design cycle of sensor modules.

“Simulation software has become an incredibly powerful and useful resource for engineering teams,” commented Jerome Degois, Regional Marketing Manager at Melexis. “Melexis has developed this online simulator to give customers fast, accurate results at the earliest possible stage in a project’s design. It delivers greater accuracy than other simulators, as it has been specifically developed to simulate how the Triaxis® 2D/3D magnetic sensor will react when used with a wide variety of magnets.”

Simulating multipole magnets is not simple as it involves complex physics. As a result, simulators with this level of functionality are not generally available from manufacturers at no cost. Melexis has decided to make its simulation tool-free to use and to include as much simulation capability as possible. This makes it much more complete than competitors’ tools. In fact, the simulator provides results that are closer to how a real sensor would perform.

A simulator for mechanical and magnetic design

The online simulation tool covers mechanical and magnetic design. For both linear and rotary modes of operation with or without stray field immunity factored in. No other free-to-use simulation tool can match these features. The tool also supports real-time design by providing results as soon as any parameter is modified. Based on the Streamlight framework and the Python library for analytical formulas for simple magnetic shapes (magpylib), Melexis has extended this foundation to create a catalog of magnets that customers can use to develop and simulate their own unique applications.

The simulation tool is now live and free to use. Access it here: www.melexis.com/magnetic-design-simulator

Please do not hesitate to contact the experts at dimacred@dimacred.com or call the headquarters.