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Oral irrigator

Belongs to:
Hygiene & care
Synonyms:
Dental water jet
Description:

Oral irrigator uses a stream of pulsating water to remove plaques and food debris between teeth. A compressor generates the water pressure and the appearing electric and magnetic fields.

Frequency ranges:
  • 50–60 Hz
Type of field:
electric and magnetic

Measurements (acc. to literature)

Measurand Value Feature Remarks
magnetic flux density 348 µT (maximum, measured) - at the surface of the device at 50 Hz [1]
electric field strength 1.974 kV/m (maximum, measured) - at the surface of the device at 50 Hz [2]

References

  1. Leitgeb N et al. (2008): Magnetic emission ranking of electrical appliances. A comprehensive market survey.
  2. Leitgeb N et al. (2008): Electric emissions from electrical appliances.