ARTICLES

Magnets stick to any metal that contains iron, cobalt or nickel. Iron is found in steel, so steel attracts a magnet and sticks to it. Stainless steel, however, does not attract a magnet.

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Magnets do not stick to brass, as brass is not a ferrous metal. A ferrous metal contains small proportions of iron. Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc mixed in varying proportions. At no stage in its preparation is iro...

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Under normal circumstances, a common magnet does not stick to aluminum. Under the right conditions, however, it is possible to get a strong magnet to interact with aluminum, though never to the extent that it works with ...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Some examples of mixtures include metal alloys containing two or more metals, salt dissolved in water, air containing various gases, sand mixed with tiny rocks and pebbles, and trail mix with different types of nuts and ...

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According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, iron, cobalt and nickel all share the property of ferromagnetism. This means that of the elements on the periodic table, these three are the only transition metals that have mag...

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A list of magnetic metals includes iron, nickel, cobalt and metal mixtures that include at least one of the three. Magnetic metals are classified as metals that are attracted by the magnetic field.

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Different types of plastic label holders include adhesive strips and plastic pouches backed with magnets, both designed to hold labels on metal shelves and cabinets. Plastic brackets to fit on wooden shelves are also ava...

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