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Understanding Sensitivity Principles For Industrial Metal Detectors

Understanding Sensitivity Principles For Industrial Metal Detectors

How to Maximize the Performance of Your Metal Detector

This guide explains the concept of metal detector sensitivity and the key factors that influence it. Guidance is provided to explain why a small difference in spherical sensitivity performance can mean a big difference in the length of wires or other irregular-shaped contaminants that can be detected. It also highlights when you should test your metal detector sensitivity to ensure the system is performing as it should. The guide concludes with a brief overview of the difference between validation, verification and routine performance monitoring.

There are a number of factors that affect the sensitivity of a metal detector and the ability to find different types of metal. Each of these is discussed in detail in the guide. It’s important to understand these factors to get the most out of your metal detection program.