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State the characteristics of Ferromagnetic materials and give an example.

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ØWhen suspended in an external uniform magnetic field they will align themselves parallel to the direction of the magnetic field.
ØIt has a tendency to move quickly from the weaker part to the stronger part when suspended in a non-uniform magnetic field.
ØThey get strongly magnetized in the direction of the field.
ØExamples for ferromagnetic substances are iron, cobalt, nickel, steel and their alloys.

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