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Name: Simon
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Date: May 2006


Question:
Are there any metals that do not rust/oxidize and at the same time are attracted to magnetic fields/magnets? Stainless steel does not rust, but is not attracted by magnets, whereas iron is attracted by magnets but rusts very easily.



Replies:
Lanthanide magnets are very strong and do not readily oxidize. A search on the term: "rare earth magnets" will give you suppliers.

Vince Calder



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