Agent Name

Ferrite

CAS Number

1317-54-0

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

.16VT; Ferrites; Ferrite (ferrospinel); [ChemIDplus] Ferrospinel; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Sources/Uses

Crystalline spinel structure composed of ferric oxide and at least one other metallic oxide, generally man-made and magnetic; Used in magnetic cores for inductors and transformers, in microwave devices, for information storage, and in electromechanical transducers; "The term 'ferrites' has been expanded to mean any oxidic magnetic material." [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Iron."

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