Many people, when they hear the word Magnet the classic Horseshoe magnet in the head, in which the two poles are arranged quasi parallel next to each other with an air gap in between. In this air gap as well as on the right and on the left outside of the poles the characteristic Magnetic field.
Let's use Magnets In our everyday life, for example, for the well-known magnetic pinboard or magnetic board on the wall, these are usually round, disc-shaped. In industry, however, many other types of magnets are used, for example special ring magnets or bar magnets.
As we can see, there is a whole range of different types of magnets, the most important of which we will take a closer look at below.