Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Apr. 09, 2018
Jun. 30, 2017
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name MAGNEGAS CORP    
Entity Central Index Key 0001353487    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2017    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 6,470,040
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   11,360,153  
Trading Symbol MNGA    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017