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How to Magnetize a Screwdriver: 10 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Magnetize a Screwdriver: 10 Steps (with Pictures)

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To magnetize a screwdriver with a battery, start by stripping the insulation off the ends of a piece of wire. Then, wrap the wire around the screwdriver 10-20 times. Once the wire is around the screwdriver, connect the ends of the wire to a 6V or 9V battery. You should then wait 30-60 seconds for the current flowing through the wire to create a magnetic field before disconnecting the battery and using your new magnetic screwdriver. Alternatively, you can get a strong bar magnet and pull it in the same direction on each side of your screwdriver to magnetize it. To learn what type of wire works best and how to remove it before you magnetize your screwdriver, keep reading!

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