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Is Cast Iron Magnetic?

Is Cast Iron Magnetic?

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To understand magnetism, it’s important to understand the structure of a material. All substances are composed of atoms, each with a nucleus at its core. Orbiting around the nucleus are electrons, which carry an electric charge. In certain materials, electrons spin in various directions, resulting in a balanced atom with minimal magnetism. Examples of these materials include paper and cloth.

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