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Name: Brian
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Date: 1999 


Question:
Hello. I would like to know, for a project I am currently working on, how magnets are graded? Is there a numerical scale that magnets are rated to on strength?


Replies:
The strength of a magnet is measured in Tesla or Gauss. Earth's magnetic field is around 0.5-1.0 Gauss. A Tesla is 10,000 Gauss. Very strong permanent magenets are in the 100 plus Gauss Range. The strongest dc magnetic fields are of the order of 35 Tesla- The strongest pulse fields using implosion techniques are greater than 100 Tesla.

Dr. Myron



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