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Q & A: What is the impact of salt air environment on a magnet

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Most recent answer: 10/08/2015
Q:
What is the impact of the efficiency of a magnet when exposed to a salt air environment?
- Jennifer (age 43)
Ontario
A:

Hello Jennifer,

Not much.  If the magnet has some iron in it then it can get a bit  rusty but  won't affect its strength much.

LeeH


(published on 10/08/2015)

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