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Old 05-02-2013, 05:07 AM
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Originally Posted by 35terraplane View Post
Dave some s/s is magnetic, none of the 300/ series. There are some 400/ seies is, such as 416 is a little, then some of the oddball stuff that is also.

Bob
Yep, Bob I am aware of that. It's generally a test whether the part 'leaps' to the magnet(regular steel) or just barely hangs on. I'm normally using a rare earth magnet from a dead 'puter hard drive when I do my 'testing' so they are strong. Most 316 SS washers (from McMaster Carr McMaster-Carr ) I've been using are slightly magnetic. I have some general use tie wire that's that way as well.

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