How are speaker magnets made?

Answer Speakers use two types of magnets. The first magnet is a fixed, solid magnet. The second type is an electromagnet, or voice coil, that causes the speaker to move and create vibrations that result i... Read More »

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Are magnets made of magnetite?

Most refrigerator magnets are made from magnetized iron or other ferromagnetic materials. Magnetite is a naturally occurring mineral that is attracted to magnets, but itself is not magnetic. Its ma... Read More »

Is an electromagnet made with bar magnets?

An electromagnet is not made out of bar magnets. An electromagnet is essentially a coil of wire wrapped around a core, usually iron, that becomes the solenoid of the electromagnet. The solenoid can... Read More »

What are neodymium magnets made of?

Neodymium magnets are a type of rare earth magnet. Composed of boron, iron and neodymium, these magnets are the strongest-known magnets. They are used mostly in industry, in applications such as co... Read More »

What element are magnets made out of?

Naturally occurring magnets (lodestones) occur as the mineral "magnetite," which is a form of iron oxide. Artificial magnets may be made from strontium iron oxide or barium iron oxide. The stronges... Read More »