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When material not be magnetized by a magnetic?

  1. Jul 25, 2012 #1
    In what case will a material not be magnetized by a field (magnetic) if it is a type of conductor?
    thanks for your help!
     
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  3. Jul 25, 2012 #2

    phinds

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    Only ferrous metal will be magnetized, and no others. So conductors that will not be magnetized include copper, gold, silver, etc.
     
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