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Type 304 stainless steel is not magnetic, according to Bosun Supplies Company. This steel, along with other 300-series stainless steel types, is an austenitic stainless steel. Unlike ferritic steels, austenitic steels do... More »

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. More »

Depending on the composition of the stainless steel, a magnet may or may not stick to it. Stainless steels are alloyed steels containing iron, carbon and other components. The iron is strongly magnetic, but the other com... More »

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Depending on the composition of the stainless steel, a magnet may or may not stick to it. Stainless steels are alloyed steels containing iron, carbon and other components. The iron is strongly magnetic, but the other com... More »

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. More »