Who made the electromagnet that could hold 2000 pounds?

Answer Joseph Henry, an American scientist, created the first electromagnet that could hold more than 2,000 pounds in 1831. The "Yale magnet," as it is called, was the most powerful electromagnet of the t... Read More »

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How much weight can an electromagnet hold?

The weight that can be held by an electromagnet depends on the size of the magnet.A lifting electromagnet can hold five hundred pounds by using two D cell batteries. These type of electromagnets co... Read More »

Who made the first electromagnet?

The first electromagnet to ever be made was created by British electrical engineer William Sturgeon in 1825 based off of the discovery of electromagnetism by Hans Christian Oersted in 1820, a Danis... 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 »

How many pounds does a 5-gallon bucket hold?

One gallon of water is equal to 8.34 pounds, so a five-gallon bucket holds 41.7 pounds of water. If you are measuring the weight of a liquid other than water, the weight will vary. Other liquids do... Read More »