Is the Stainless Steel from shapeways magnetic?

Discussion in 'Software and Applications' started by 132a490878, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. 132a490878
    132a490878 New Member
    Is the Stainless Steel from shapeways magnetic? i want to use it to make a stator for a brushless motor
     
  2. stop4stuff
    stop4stuff Well-Known Member
    Yes, but from experience I'd say only about 50% the magnetic susceptability of plain steel, you might notice some drop in performance due to reduced flux saturation levels. SW SS also retains some magnetism after a magnet has been removed.