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Does magnet wire always have to be used in the production of solenoids

  1. Jun 17, 2005 #1
    Does magnet wirealways have to be used in the production of solenoids or Transmformers?
     
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  3. Jun 17, 2005 #2
    yes .. if you want it to work half way decent
     
  4. Jun 18, 2005 #3

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    The wires used to produce solenoid and transformers are usually copper, that is diamagnetic.
    For high performance devices it is usual to use a ferromagnetic core (iron, ferrite, ...)
     
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