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Which Metals can hold Magnets?
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26th of March, 2012

Magnets can only be influenced by, and attracted to, "ferrous" materials. A ferrous material is any metal which relates to or contains iron.

Obviously magnets will not attract to wood, plastic, fabric, rubber, cardboard, etc.

Below you will find a list of common building and project materials.

YES:
  • Iron
  • Mild steel
  • Sheet metal

NO:
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