Cobalt Magnetic Fluid - Features and Properties of Cobalt Magnetic Fluid in Kerosene with AOT and LP4 by Strem Chemicals

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Properties of Cobalt Magnetic Fluid
Storage of Cobalt Magnetic Fluid


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Properties of Cobalt Magnetic Fluid

The physical and chemical properties of Cobalt Magnetic Fluid are outlined in the following table.

MDL Number


Color and Form

black fluid

Mean Particle Size

ca. 10 nm


cobalt magnetic fluid: 8-10%, kerosene: 90-99%, Sodium dioctylsulfosuccinate: <1%


characteristic fuel oil odor

Solubility in Water


Storage of Cobalt Magnetic Fluid

Cobalt Magnetic Fluid should be stored in a tightly sealed container under an inert atmosphere of nitrogen or argon. Keep away from heat and open flame.

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