Can someone please explain to me what a Axial Inductor do?

Axial Inductor-
i have a couple of these things, but have no idea what they do. 
they look like a resistor. 

can someone tell me what are they used for. 


iceng5 years ago
It is an easy to use small inductor.

trinidadmike (author)  iceng5 years ago
it looks just like this, but a couple different color lines on it.

here is a link where they show them.
Re-design5 years ago
Google "inductor". Axial is just the shape of the part. It means it has leads coming out each end rather that both coming out one end.