What Type of Metals Attract to Magnets?

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Metals such as iron, nickel, and cobalt attract to magnets very well, in addition to some types of steel. These metals are called ferrous metals, and not only can be attracted by magnets, but can also be magnetized themselves by being exposed to magnets.
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Paperclips are an example of a temporary magnet. There are two general types of magnets: permanent magnets which, once magnetized, retain a level of magnetism, and temporary magnets
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Parts of this might be a little complicated; Ferrous metal is attracted to a magnet. You probably haven't studied the Periodic Table of Elements but that symbol is Fe which is the
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All metals are not attracted by a magnet. Most metals are not attracted by a magnet. It is iron and steel which is made from iron that are attracted by a magnet. Most other metals
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What Types of Metal are Attracted to Magnets?
Ferromagnetic metals are those attracted to magnets, the best-known being iron, nickel and rare earth alloys. Other metals are attracted by a different, weaker type of magnetism -- too faint for you to feel -- which is known as paramagentism.... More »
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One type of metal that attracts to magnets is iron. Brass and bronze are also attracted to magnets.
There are three major types of magnets; permanent, temporary, and electromagnets. Permanent magnets are always magnetic, whereas temporary magnets lose their magnetism outside of a magnetic field. An electromagnet is a magnet that acts as a permanent magnet when an electric current is flowing through it.
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