Category Archives: Useful Tips and Advice

How to Test and Compare Two Security Metal Detectors

Discrimination is the word used to represent how security metal detectors read the difference between little metal objects, such as a bobby pin, to large metal objects such as a weapon. It can be important to determine how each metal detector is working because if one unit is having a higher percentage of alarms, it […]

Multiple Small Targets can Trigger A Security Metal Detector

When using a single-zone metal detector for security purposes, it’s important to remember that small signals can add up to cause a false alarm. Security metal detectors can have the ability to read the smallest of metal signals coming from a variety of items such as: keys, belt buckles, coins, cell phones, metallic fabric used […]

Reasons Why Your Metal Detector May be Malfunctioning

 While all metal detectors will have false alarms at one time or another, there are ways to prevent it from happening often. Many times interference of the unit can come from a variety of sources, such as voltage spikes from AC power sources or even some types of electromagnetic waves which are airborne. Although these […]

Training Security Guards to Operate Metal Detectors

Teaching a security guard to operate a standard weapons detector is relatively easy. The units are not complicated to use, so teaching security guards the basics takes a very short amount of time. Once the metal detector has been set, it is important to teach all users about the operating parameters. There can be areas […]

Why we need metal detectors in schools

The safety of students is of paramount importance and that is why we always end up debating the need of metal detectors in schools, but the recent violent attacks in schools have strengthen the case of having metal detectors in schools. Around ninety percent of parents feel that the kids would be more secured and […]

Why Installing a Metal Detector is Important for Your Business

Whether you’re a small company or a large corporation, there are numerous reasons to invest in a metal detector. Metal detectors come in a variety of sizes for different purposes, and finding the perfect one for your business is as easy as determining what features your company needs. Simple standing metal detectors can ensure everyone […]

Selecting and Setting Up Walk Through Metal Detectors

The walk through metal detectors can be categorized in two general groups. The first type of these metal detectors gives provision of single zone only detection capacity. The second type provides detection capacity in multi-zones. Basic detectors of the multi-zones variety can identify that the target metal is on your left side or even the […]

Security has been a very important aspect in human activities from time immemorial. The idea of protecting one’s own environment dates back in the days when the world began. When population increased, people found the need to protect their lives and property. In those days, technology was a vocabulary and hence people could improvise ways […]

Right Metal Detector for high security

The metal detector technology first came in 1972 in the U.S. after several aircraft hijackings occurred. Metal detectors were used to screen passengers to identify any threats. Today, one can spot metal detectors in every mall and cinema theatre. With news of bomb blasts and terrorist attacks pouring in everyday, security has become a priority […]