Magnets Required

The role of the magnet is to stick to any metal containing Iron. A magnet will only stick to metal which contains Iron. A magnet wont stick to aluminium, copper, brass or stainless steel as these metals do not contain iron.

The role of magnets is to stick to metal containing iron
The role of magnets is to stick to metal containing iron

 

Where can I buy a magnet?

Magnets can be purchased nearly anywhere. They are used in a number of applications, so when buying one for the purpose of checking scrap metal be sure to get a strong one. Fridge magnets will work however are not suitable. The best ones to buy are ones that can be attached to a key ring… Those who don’t loose their keys wont loose their magnet.