Patent Number: 6,166,617

Title: Pole piece assembly and open magnet having same

Abstract: A magnet pole piece assembly has first and second pole pieces and at least one support member. The pole pieces have longitudinally aligned and facing surface recesses. The support member has a central segment and first and second end segments abuttingly and metallurgically attached to the central segment. The first and second end segments are positioned within a corresponding surface recess of the first and second pole piece and are abuttingly and metallurgically attached to the corresponding pole piece. An open magnet adds main coils to the magnet pole piece assembly.

Inventors: Laskaris; Evangelos Trifon (Niskayuna, NY), Alexander; James Pellegrino (Ballston Lake, NY), Grey, Jr.; Delton Andrews (Florence, SC), Lehmann; Greg Alan (Florence, SC)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: G01R 33/38 (20060101); H01F 7/20 (20060101); H01F 6/00 (20060101); G01R 33/3815 (20060101); H01F 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017