Questions tagged [magnetism]

Hacks related to using or manipulating the magnetization of an object.

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Demagnetize a tool

I am trying to demagnetize this vise grips. They became magnetized because of repeated times that small magnets on my work bench stuck to the vise grips. I tried the method where you hit it with a ...
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How can I remove a magnet stuck to a metal bar (under my table)?

I have this strong rectangular permanent magnet that got stuck to a metal bar. My living room table has a sliding top and the metal bar is part of the mechanism that the top slides on. The magnet ...
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Magnet in shower: How to protect against rust

I've found a small lifehack involving shampoo using a magnet (strong magnet, not neodymium) to solve my "tipping the shampoo off the shampoo holder" and "nudging the shampoo holder off the wall" ...