Asked in Electricity and Magnetism, Fallout
In a scrapyard why are electromagnets used to lift scrap metal In a scrapyard?
Electromagnets are used because they are stronger than regular magnets and can lift the cars and other scraps. ...
How do scrap yards separate metals from non magnetic metals?
They use electromagnets to separate magnetic metals from non-magnetic metals/materials in scrapyards. ...
Asked in Science
What are electromagnets used to record information on?
Electromagnets... electromagnets are magnets attract, or pull, some kinds of metal objects. Stronger magnets exert a greater pull on the objects they attract. Sometimes it would be useful if you could turn off a magnet when you did not want it to attract objects. That is what an electromagnet can do. Some electromagnets .in power plants and factories electromagnets are very large. You can make a small, simple electromagnet in school or at home. ...
Asked in Science, Inventions
What is the best metal to make an electromagnet out of?
An iron core and copper wire (that is coated with an insulator) are used all the time to make electromagnets. ...