Samarium - Alkane Resources Ltd
Level 12, 37 Bligh Street +61 2 8233 6168 contact@irmau.com

The main use for samarium is in SmCo magnets, an alternative to NdFeB magnets. Although more expensive, SmCo magnets are valued for their greater magnetic stability at high temperatures and smaller size than NdFeB magnets. Samarium is also used as a neutron absorber in nuclear reactors.