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What is a cassette tape made of?


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Answered 2009-04-02 15:06:48

It turns out that cassette tape is made of a thin plastic layer, which holds a layer of ferric oxide. To put it another way, cassette tapes are using a material related to rust. Being a ferromagnetic substance, ferric oxide stores a magnetic field we expose it to. Please see a detailed explanation in the link.

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