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In storing magnets, keepers are used to


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In storing magnets, keepers are used to

Options

A) reduced self-demagnetization

B) cancel the effect of the earth's magnetic field

C) protect the magnet from stray electric field

D) increase the strangth of the magnets

Explanation:

A magnet keeper, also known historically as an armature, is a paramagnetic bar made from soft iron or steel, which is placed across the poles of a permanent magnet to help preserve the strength of the magnet by completing the magnetic circuit.

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  • A magnet keeper, also known historically as an armature, is a paramagnetic bar made from soft iron or steel, which is placed across the poles of a permanent magnet to help preserve the strength of the magnet by completing the magnetic circuit.

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