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metal detector

[′med·əl di‚tek·tər]
(electronics)
An electronic device for detecting concealed metal objects, such as guns, knives, or buried pipelines, generally by radiating a high-frequency electromagnetic field and detecting the change produced in that field by the ferrous or nonferrous metal object being sought. Also known as electronic locator; metal locator; radio metal locator.
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Key Applications/end-users of Global Portable Metal Detector Market: Exhibition Center, Bank, Electronic Factory, Prison, Government Office, Hotel
Assemblymember William Colton said, "As we live in a national climate where irrational violence occurs all too frequently, this bill will enhance the safety of New Yorkers in any building secured by metal detectors. These all nonmetallic knives that are designed to be concealed weapons pose a threat to government buildings, schools and high security targets where metal detectors are used to protect against terrorists and violent, disturbed persons.
In addition to its pipeline system, Jewel Date has two conveyorized Profile Advantage metal detectors for inspecting date sugars, date butters and table-grade Medjool dates.
(PTI), the global supplier of tablet dedusters and capsule polishers combined with metal detectors and loading systems for pharmaceutical solid dose production, offers a patented Auto-Check system for streamlined metal detection on its line of PharmaFlex iSeries dedusters.
Once officials at Magnesita were satisfied with the metal detector, the next phase was based on another Eriez recommendation, which involved the company's Model SE-7520 Self-Cleaning Suspended Electromagnet.
Thermo Fisher Scientific will be demonstrating its upgraded Thermo Scientific NextGuard X-ray system, VersaWeigh combo metal detector/checkweigher and Apex 500 metal detector at Propak Africa 2016.
People took to the ECHO's Facebook page to debate the introduction of metal detectors to the city's bars and clubs.
By choosing a Loma's IQ3 true variable frequency metal detector, Rannoch Smokery has virtually guaranteed a failsafe quality control process.
On discovering this weakness, Roteck promptly developed an optional add-on for all Roteck walk through metal detectors. This add-on sensor will eliminate the possibility of the "kick-through" scenario, preventing even small metal objects from passing through the detector without setting off an alarm.
The Union home ministry is planning to purchase ' concealed' metal detectors which can be installed anywhere without drawing the attention of the passersby.
program helps minimize the impact of production line shutdowns due to a metal detector going offline.
In most countries around the world, food processing facilities will now be able to take delivery of a new APEX metal detector in less than 48 hours, versus the industry standard of four-to-six weeks.