Degradation of magnetic properties of non-oriented silicon iron sheets due to different cutting technologies

  • Veronica Manescu (Paltanea)
  • Gheorghe Paltanea
  • Dorina Popovici
  • Gabriel Jiga


The magnetic properties of non-oriented silicon iron alloys are strongly influenced by the cutting technology. Medium quality electrical steel M800-65A samples were cut through mechanical punching, laser, water jet and electro erosion technologies and were characterized with an industrial Single Strip Tester at the peak magnetic polarizations Jp of 0.5, 1 and 1.5 T, in the frequency range starting from 10 Hz to 200 Hz. The influence of the cutting technology on the energy losses and magnetic permeability was investigated.