Latest metal detector Stories

2011-09-01 07:00:00

The all new line of Winbest® metal detectors by Barska® turn the average hobbyist into a professional treasure hunter. The three new metal detectors, Pro, Master and Elite feature the most advanced detection technology available today. La Verne, CA (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 BARSKA, the world leader in sport optics, biometric safes, and outdoor products has developed a new line of Winbest® metal detectors. The new metal detector line was developed for the active outdoors...

2010-11-04 00:00:42

System detects metal contamination in bulk flow tablets or capsules to facilitate pharmaceutical GMPs Vernon Hills, IL (Vocus) November 3, 2010 Cole-Parmer now offers the Thermo Scientific APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detection System, a complete high-performance system designed to meet the exacting demands of the pharmaceutical industry. When installed on the output of a tablet press, deduster, or capsule filler, this system ensures that even small slivers of metal are detected,...

2009-12-22 14:30:00

A team of European researchers has devised a method for locating plastic anti-personnel mines, which are manufactured to avoid detection by metal detectors. The technique involves analyzing the temperature of the ground in three dimensions using specific software and hardware, according to a study published in the journal Computers & Geosciences. "Detecting anti-personnel mines is a very important and costly area of humanitarian work, and uncovering plastic mines is particularly hard,...

2008-07-22 06:00:34

By Ina Paiva Cordle, The Miami Herald Jul. 22--Travelers, be aware: Your full-blown image -- private parts and all -- could soon be visible to a security officer, on-screen, at an airport near you. Miami International Airport is one of a dozen airports nationwide that have begun pilot-testing whole-body imaging machines, which reveal weapons and explosives concealed under layers of clothing. "It allows us to detect threat objects that are not metallic and that cannot be detected by...

2006-03-29 21:30:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Capitol police said they were investigating reports that Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney hit a police officer after an incident at a metal detector in the House building on Wednesday. Capitol police spokeswoman Sgt. Kimberly Schneider confirmed they were investigating the incident but declined to discuss details. The Hill newspaper's Web site and Atlanta television said the Georgia congresswoman hit an officer who asked for her identification when she...

Latest metal detector Reference Libraries

2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'