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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.

2010-11-04 00:00:42

Cole-Parmer Introduces APEXâ„¢ 500 Rx Metal Detectors from Thermo Scientific 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.

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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.

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.

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.


Latest metal detector Reference Libraries

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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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