Uses of Electromagnet

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.