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#3169859 - 10/28/13 06:37 AM Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut
LoveOil Offline


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If Moly is a metal, will a magnetic sump nut attract the moly out of the oil?

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#3169863 - 10/28/13 06:43 AM Re: Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut [Re: LoveOil]
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I don't think Mo is in oil in pure metallic form, so no.


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#3169864 - 10/28/13 06:43 AM Re: Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut [Re: LoveOil]
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No, it non-magnetic.
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#3169865 - 10/28/13 06:44 AM Re: Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut [Re: demarpaint]
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I believe pure Mo is paramagnetic.
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#3169883 - 10/28/13 07:04 AM Re: Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut [Re: LoveOil]
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There are a lot of elements that are metal. It has to be ferrous metal to be picked up by a magnet. Aluminum is a metal, along with copper, tin.
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#3169923 - 10/28/13 07:59 AM Re: Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut [Re: LoveOil]
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Originally Posted By: LoveOil
If Moly is a metal, will a magnetic sump nut attract the moly out of the oil?


I thought Molybdenite was a mineral.
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#3170010 - 10/28/13 09:36 AM Re: Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut [Re: LoveOil]
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MoS is more like graphite than a metal.
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#3214222 - 12/12/13 08:10 AM Re: Moly & Magnetic Sump Nut [Re: Donald]
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Originally Posted By: Donald
There are a lot of elements that are metal. It has to be ferrous metal to be picked up by a magnet. Aluminum is a metal, along with copper, tin.


No - to be picked up by a magnet an element has to be ferromagnetic. Cobalt, iron and nickel are all ferromagnetic (in fact Co is the strongest). Other elements do also get attracted by a magnetic field in far weaker ways, including oxygen.

I have just seen a scientific study that shows that 'regular' MoS2 is diamagnetic (so weekly magnetic that it won't show up to you and me), although specially-prepared nanosheets of MoS2 displayed ferromagnetism.
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