What is Magnetic Gauss Rating?
Each BioMagnetic therapeutic magnet has an external gauss rating of 1,000+. But what does this even mean?
Put simply, gauss is the unit of measure for the strength of a magnet.
However, gauss strength can be misleading, as the strength of the magnetic field decreases as the distance from the surface of the magnet increases.
Here is an example of why gauss rating can be so confusing, your cheap refrigerator magnet has a gauss of 100, the typical strength of the Earth's magnetic field at its surface is around only a half a gauss. So you can see that the strength of a magnet has many different factors.
In therapeutic use, depending upon the strength, size, and distance from the skin, actual gauss strength inside the human tissue can be much less than the gauss rating of the magnet.
How BioMagnetic Australia measures our magnetic strength:
This is why we ensure our magnets have an external manufacturers gauss rating of 1,000+. To penetrate one inch or 2.54cm into the tissue a magnet should have a 700 - 1000 gauss external strength.
The therapeutic magnets being used should have a steep enough magnetic field gradient so the field can reach the damaged tissue that is being targeted.
It has been a common practice for companies to claim 20,000+ gauss rating for a product with 20 magnets of 1,000 gauss in their product. This is misleading because the magnetic field still has a gauss rating of 1,000 at any given point on the support, it is not a cumulative effect.
This is incredibly important to us as we don't want to mislead any of our customers, the reality is, there is no reason to try and make your magnets sound stronger than they are when selling magnetic products if you are using high strength magnets.
We also have our money back guarantee that allows our customers to use our products and see if it works for them, risk free.