Why are electromagnets made of soft iron?

redolrn 2022-09-29 Answered
Why are electromagnets made of soft iron?
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trutdelamodej0
Answered 2022-09-30 Author has 11 answers
This is because soft iron has the property of losing its magnetism(or is able to be demagnetized) very quickly.
An electromagnet works in this way: when current flows through it, it becomes magnetized, and immediately current stops flowing, it loses its magnetism.
Hence, soft iron cores are the ideal material for this application.
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