Some Glossaries of Flexible Magnets 1

- Jul 08, 2019-

Residual Magnetism

Small amounts of magnetism that remain in a material after being exposed to magnetic force.

Reach Out

The distance in which a magnetic field will extend from the magnet source.

Pull Test

A test of holding value or breakaway force and reach out, usually conducted with a flat ferrous plate or ferrous sphere and a spring scale.

Pole Pieces

Steel plates attached to the north and south poles of a magnet which direct the lines of flux and can control the gradient of the magnetic field.


The unit of magnetic intensity in the cgs (centimeter-gram-second) system that describes magnetic force.

North Pole

The pole of a magnet that when freely suspended would point to the north magnetic pole of the earth.


Mega Gauss Oersted.