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Distance to which magnets start attracting each other

  1. Jun 9, 2015 #1
    Hi, I was wondering whether it was posible with a formula to measure the distance to which two equal magnets start attracting to each other. I was looking at this web page https://www.kjmagnetics.com/blog.asp?p=surface-fields-101 and I am not sure if this is the right formula.

    I have two Neodymium Magnets N52 with a radius of 0.5" and a lenght of 1.5". I am looking for a formula because I need to order more magnets and I need to know this before I order more. Thanks

    Any help or comment is appreciated.

    Last edited: Jun 9, 2015
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  3. Jun 9, 2015 #2


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    They always interact regardless of the distance, although thte strength gets weaker with distance. Whether they attract or repulse each other depends on their orientation.
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