Author Archives: Brandon Allred

Walk Through Metal Detectors – A Small Price to Pay for Safety

Today the standard walk through style metal detector is an ideal tool to help the school’s security – be able to provide a safe place for children. The last thing school security should have to be concerned about are the items that kids could bring onto the campus. They may now have a way to […]

A Little Info About the PTI Walk Through Metal Detector

If you work for a jewelry manufacturer and have to have to pass through their newest and latest “walk through “metal detector; take heed. Today’s top of the market brands sport some new software which gives them the ability to do more. If you pass through the new PTI metal detector  (private employment use only) […]

Training Security Guards to Use Standard Walk Through Metal Detectors

Training your staff and security guards to use your standard type of walk through metal detectors is not a hard thing to do. They have to understand and know how to set the parameters of the sensitivity levels to avoid getting too many false alarms. This type of training can easily be done within a […]

Top Security; Walk Through Metal Detectors Save Lives

Beep Beep, may be sometimes annoying to those who have overlooked coins, keys, or other items left in their pockets as they pass through metal detectors, but when you consider the overall job they do in helping security staff members stay safe, you may be glad they have such measures installed. The typical walk through […]

Even the Best Top-End Walk Through Metal Detectors Require Trained Staff to Operate; Yet Who May Put a Price On Saving A Childs Life?

Even the best,  higher priced (walk through) model metal detectors still need properly trained staff to operate them for them to do their job effectively. To deter students from bringing dangerous weapons such as guns or knives into schools, the best machines cannot do the entire job by themselves. In recent years there seems to […]

Are Metal Detectors a Health Risk?

Security metal detectors are becoming a more prominent technology in our society as mass shootings, terrorist threats, and general violence increases. While most people don’t mind security metal detectors, there is concern about the possible negative health affects from the radiation that the devices emits. If you didn’t know, security metal detectors emit a non-ionizing […]

Pros and Cons of Metal Detectors in Schools Reexamined

The subject of having metal detectors in schools continues to be a sensitive topic for educators, parents, politicians and government bodies across the United States and around the world.  While school campuses continue to see an increase in violent behavior and shooting incidents, school districts are forced to take on additional priorities when it comes […]

Understanding How Walk-Through Metal Detectors Work

Walk-through metal detectors have come a long way as far as their history and design.  They play a huge role in maintaining safety and reducing violence.  A number of public places around the world invest in such equipment for good reason.  With the help of trained personnel and monitored usage, they help detect dangerous objects […]

How Metal Detectors Evolved Over the Years

Metal detectors have come a long way as they have been made with different materials to help improve their effectiveness.  Many people like the aspect of using them to find valuable items such as gold or buried treasure.  But, the magnetic fields associated with how they are used to detect dangerous materials are unique.  A […]