A metal detecting case study for newbie The metal detector is not new to you, we all have seen and experienced them in life at one time or the other. Metal detectors come in various shapes and forms and used at different occasions for different purposes.

To look out for coins in your neighborhood park to even using a gold detector in mines in African lands or even sometimes to clear mines in south East Asian lands. From bigger sizes to small handy sizes metal detectors are available in many sizes to be even used in daily lives.

Metal detectors are used as Airports for security check, at shopping malls for security checks and some are even installed at entrance and exit doors of any shop to check for any theft and loss to the retailer.

Metal Detectors are also used for industrial and marine applications. In marine, they are used for under water search and recovery; they can also locate underground cables or any kind of leaks.

Their inbuilt sensor helps to detect even the metal which may be wrapped up or embedded deep within an object. Built with smart technology these metal detectors which are used for detecting gold underground have excellent ground balancing and are too sensitive to detect gold even at greater depth.

The treasure detectors are good to differentiate between treasure and trash and so are the counter mines detectors, strong and sturdy to he used again and again in harsh environment.

The Metal Detectors can either have a sound giving effect to tell that a metal has been detected or they may have a meter that shows that the needle has moved.


In Industrial Setup metal detectors are used in pharmaceutical, food, beverage, textile, garment, plastics, chemicals and packaging industries. They help in detecting if the food is contaminated with any metal in it. in Garment industry metal detectors are used even while manufacturing and packaging if by mistake any needle or any metal is left in the cloth.


A Metal Detector generally has important 4 parts:


Stabilizer: To keep it composed while its moved back and forth. Control box - The processor, battery and speaker all stored here. Shaft - To set the instrument at a comfort level as per your height and it also connects the control box and the coil to complete the circuitry. Search coil This is the most important part as this is the one which actually searches the metal. A Metal detector works with the help of a transmitter coil and a receiver coil, through transmitter coil the electric current runs through and forth and the receiver coil senses and sends sensations by amplifying the frequency indicating that a metal has been detected.

Thus, there are various technologies available in the market to ensemble a metal detector depending upon the usage of the metal detector it is composed and used in various areas of life be it personal or professional. Hence before buying any of the metal detectors as an individual or as a corporate, research well and then make a decision.