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what does gauss mean in magnetic bracelets?

What is gauss?

Gauss is a commonly used measure of the strength of a magnet named after the German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss. The higher the gauss, the higher the magnetic strength. But more gauss does not always mean better.

Gauss is a measure of magnetic induction and a value of density. Simply put, Gauss represents the number of magnetic field lines per square centimetre, emitted by a magnet. The higher the value, the more lines of magnetism emitted by the magnet.

When shopping for magnetic bracelets, you might notice one word popping up again and again: “gauss“. So what exactly does that word mean? Simply put, it’s a way of measuring the strength of a particular magnet. The higher the number, the stronger the magnet.

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