Electromagnets have numerous uses some common ones are given below:
- Cranes with strong electromagnets are used to pick up iron objects. To put them down
- Electromagnets are also used for separating objects made of magnetic materials from others.
- A thin iron strip attracted by an electromagnet produces a sound as it strikes against the electromagnet or a gong placed in its path. Electric doorbells and telegraph sounders work on this basis.
- Telephones also have electromagnet in the earpiece of a telephone
- Electromagnets are used in motors that drive fans, mixers, washing machines etc.
- It is also used in different types of machines in factories and large generators.