ARTICLES

Galvanized steel is magnetic. Even though the galvanization process involves coating the steel with zinc, a nonmagnetic metal, the magnetic properties of the steel are not hindered by the zinc coating.

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Paint galvanized steel by removing the oily film and white rust. Then, add a coat of primer before painting. When painting, use a roller soaked with only water-based paint because oil-based paint does not stick to steel.

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Once popular in water supply lines, galvanized steel pipes have several disadvantages, including weak joints, internal rusting, mineral buildup and water contamination. When plumbers installed galvanized pipes in homes, ...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Building a magnetic generator involves inserting a nail through the centers of two cardboard circles so the circles are 1.5 inches apart, insulating the nail between the circles, winding an insulated copper wire on the i...

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Aluminum is not magnetic. It is considered paramagnetic and only reacts weakly when it's subject to a magnetic field. When the magnetic field is removed, aluminum doesn't hold on to any magnetism. Aluminum is often used ...

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Iron, nickel, cobalt and gadolinium are naturally ferromagnetic elements. Common usage of the term "magnetic" refers to this form of magnetism. Other elements are capable of forming magnetic compounds, but are not magnet...

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In general, steels are magnetic. However, the addition of certain elements in a select group of steels, such as the addition of nickel into the alloy, changes the physical properties of steel. This modification results i...

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