Why Blue?

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Many metal detectable products are colored blue for two reasons:

  • Easy visual detection
  • It is the most common non-food color

What is used to make Tools and Equipment Metal Detectable?

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In plastic products such as scrapers, pens, and vinyl gloves, a unique manufacturing process involving the inclusion of a metallic pigment enables the plastic to be detected. In other products such as earplugs, a stainless steel ball bearing is enclosed in the plug to make them detectable.

What is the Difference Between Embedded Metal and Impregnated Material?

A product with embedded metal is only detectable if the product piece containing the metal goes through a detector. With a product that is impregnated, the entire piece has fine metal particles throughout, making the entire piece, or parts of it detectable.

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