Is Battery Corrosion Dangerous?

Battery corrosion is dangerous to your health and the environment.

Flooded lead-acid battery corrosion is inevitable, but you can delay it with timely maintenance. Likewise, alkaline battery corrosion is common but preventable. In contrast, most AGM, gel, dry cell, and lithium batteries, whether ion or iron phosphate, don’t have external … |READ MORE|

Do Magnets Stick to Aluminum?

Aluminum is paramagnetic, so it usually doesn't react strongly to magnets.

Many people assume that aluminum is magnetic because it’s a metal. However, for a metal to be magnetic, it must also contain an element such as iron. Aluminum doesn’t have iron or any other magnetic element. Magnets don’t stick to … |READ MORE|

Does Copper Stick to a Magnet?

Copper isn't attracted by a magnet because copper is diamagnetic.

Copper is a highly conductive material, meaning it can transfer electricity efficiently. Given the close relationship between electricity and magnetism, you’d be justified in thinking that copper is magnetic. So, does copper stick to a magnet? Copper doesn’t stick to … |READ MORE|

9 Steps to Remove Old Grease From Metal

Removing grease from metal.

Grease can be tough to remove from many surfaces, including metal. But what’s the best way to remove old grease from metal, without scratching or damaging the surface further? While you can quickly do some of the techniques with some … |READ MORE|