How to Take Apart a Hard Drive and What to Do With the Magnets

We’ve previously discussed ways you can upcycle your old hard drive, but how exactly do you take them apart? And what do you do with the most valuable part — the magnets? If you want to be absolutely certain that your data has been wiped before attempting this, make sure you check out our ways to completely delete your hdd. All mechanical hard drives contain rare earth neodymium magnets. These can be expensive to purchase, but did you know just how easily hard drives can be harvested for these precious materials? Let’s jump right in. What You Need You only need…

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