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Not ‘Metal Detector’ But ‘Ferromagnetic Detector’

What a metal detector actually does is pretty self-evident by the name of the product… it detects metals. If you’re looking for gold doubloons on the beach or trying to find an underground gas pipe, a conventional metal detector is what you want. But if you’re screening people and objects before they go into the room with the giant magnet at the heart of a magnetic resonance imager (MRI), you’re likely concerned about finding those thingsĀ  – like pocketknives, cell phones, iron-containing jewelry, wheelchairs, medical gas cylinders, etc… – that can be attracted to the magnet with such force that they can fly across the room.

Click To Read More About What We Look For And What These Instruments Find…