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Alnico An acronym referring to cast alloy permanent magnets, primarily composed of aluminium (Al), nickel (Ni) and cobalt (Co). Alnico is characterised by its heavy weight and high heat-resistance. Prior to the development of rare earth magnets, they were the strongest type of magnet available
Aluminium [Al] - A chemical element with high resistance to corrosion. It is a silvery-white metal, most commonly used as an alloy. This material is non-magnetic.
Anisotropic A magnet having preferred orientation so that the magnetic characteristics are better along one axis than along any other axis.