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Q & A: magnetism through gold

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Most recent answer: 04/19/2017
Q:
Came across this page and I hope that I can get a quick answer to my question. I have read the page and my question is slightly different. I am looking at getting a masonry trowel gold plated for an employee. I was wondering if a magnet will attract thru the gold to the steel inside? If not then I have to come up with a different mounting system.ThanksConrad
- Conrad (age 35)
Calgary,AB
A:

The gold will have almsot no effect on the magnetism of the steel, so you're in luck. So's your employee, assuming he or she wants a gold-plated trowel.

Mike W.


(published on 04/19/2017)

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