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magnaflux

[ mag-nuh-fluhks ]
/ ˈmæg nəˌflʌks /
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verb (used with object)
to test (iron or steel) for defects using the Magnaflux method.
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Origin of magnaflux

First recorded in 1935–40; see origin at Magnaflux

Other definitions for magnaflux (2 of 2)

Magnaflux
[ mag-nuh-fluhks ]
/ ˈmæg nəˌflʌks /

Trademark.
a test of ferrous metals involving the dusting of a magnetized sample with magnetic powder, or the application of oil containing magnetic particles in suspension, to detect surface cracks and defects.
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