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Old 8th September 2005, 07:43 AM   #1
405man is offline 405man  Scotland
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How can I determine what type of material these are made of. I have some sheets of metal removed from high performance 2000 line raster scan radar displays. These were bolted to the inside of the mild steel cover panels. There is a small label attached to each sheet which states Knocking Jarring and distorting will destroy the special magnetic properties of this shield . Are they mumetal or something else. If they are of any value I can recover the rest of them. Each sheet measures about 500 X 800 mm and is about mm thick If anyone is interested in them or has a use for them please let me know, you can have them for the cost of postage.

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Old 8th September 2005, 09:07 AM   #2
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Help identifying magnetic screening material
The warning would sure suggest mu metal- I don't know offhand of any others that are sensitive to being bent or banged.
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Old 8th September 2005, 01:49 PM   #3
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I am quite sure it is mu metal, as I have seen that in radar equipment before.

If the offer to get a piece of the cake is still standing, I would sure love to have 2 of those sheets.


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