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Magnetised cube pieces

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its hard to explain coz im not native english speakers
what i mean by cube pieces is look like this


without adding magnet onto cube pieces.
the cube pieces is already magnetic,

like, when producing the cube pieces, one of the ingredients is magnet.
 

Nir1213

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its hard to explain coz im not native english speakers
what i mean by cube pieces is look like this


without adding magnet onto cube pieces.
the cube pieces is already magnetic,

like, when producing the cube pieces, one of the ingredients is magnet.
its a new design anyway, maybe it could be good, or it would just be heavier with the magnets made with it.
Plastic with added tiny magnets makes it lighter for sure?
 

Skewb_Cube

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its a new design anyway, maybe it could be good, or it would just be heavier with the magnets made with it.
Plastic with added tiny magnets makes it lighter for sure?
I'm not sure about if there will be any advantages, and the weight doesn't really matter if it gets lighter, for example, Gan Cubes are very light now, so yeah.
 

SatansJester

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I appreciate English isnt your first language, but I think there is also a fundamental misunderstanding as to the nature of magentism.

You cant produce anything with "magnet" as an ingredient as it is a force.
We can produce permanent magnets from several metals, but only di-polar magnets, meaning they must always have a positive and negative side, so any cube piece would be attracting on one side and repelling on the other, causing chaos on a rapidly shifting puzzle cube, you'd be constantly trying to move pieces next to each other that were either strongly attracting or repelling each other.

The reason the small (presumably neodymium) magnets work when added to plastic cube pieces, is that they are added in pairs inside the pieces, which act to help bring the puzzle back to its cube form after any particular user manipulation.
 
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