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Re: Is Steel Wool ferromagnetic?

Date: Thu Apr 8 07:39:06 2010
Posted By: Dr. Fred Jeffers, Staff, Magnetic Recording Research, Iomega corp.
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1270692126.Ph

Almost all steel wool is strongly magnetic since it is made of steel which is mostly iron. There may be very special stainless steel wool that is not magnetic but I did not find any in a quick search.

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