Who invented the electric magnet?

Answer British scientist William Sturgeon is credited with inventing the first electromagnet in 1825. His design was simple: a piece of uninsulated wire coiled around a bar of iron. The difference between... Read More »

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How to Check an Electric Brake Magnet?

A faulty brake magnet can severely impact the stopping power of a trailer. While some magnet problems will be apparent upon visual inspection, there may also be electrical problems that can impact... Read More »

What is the magnet used to make electric motors?

Neodymium magnets are used in electric motors for hybrid cars, windmills and household appliances such as air conditioners and washing machines. Neodymium is mined from the earth and is not a renew... Read More »

Who invented the fridge magnet?

William Zimmerman of St. Louis, Missouri, invented the first refrigerator magnet. He obtained a patent for his device in the 1970s. The patent was for colored, cartoon magnets for decorative purpos... Read More »

What chemicals should I use to remove magnet - specifically an orange report monkey magnet?

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