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Metal Detectors

Customer Safety at the Forefront - Metal Detection

Our industrial grade in-line metal detection system can detect ferrous, non-ferrous, stainless steel contaminants as small as 0.2 millimeters while also minimizing false rejects. Plus, our modular approach, coupled with our stainless steel construction and wash down rating, allows users to quickly disassemble the machine for easy maintenance and sanitary cleaning.

No matter if your specific application is in the food and beverage industry, pharmaceuticals, plastics, packaging, or many of the other uses cases, A&D Inspection is committed to helping you provide the highest quality products to your customers. 

Narrow down by specification to find the right metal detector for your needs.

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Explore A&D's selection of metal detection systems:

Standard Metal Detectors

Our AD-4971 Series Metal Detectors are all IP65 rated (dust and water resistant, IP69K optional), which makes them ideal for the food and beverage industry as well as nutraceutical and pharmaceutical markets.  Beyond sensitivity, this series offers stability, a user-friendly interface, high repeatability, and automated monitoring.


  • 7” Touchscreen
  • Variable conveyor belt speeds
  • Quick shipping – 5 standard sizes available
  • Auto setup wizard

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Heavy Duty Metal Detectors

For an in-line metal detection system that stands up to what your business can throw at it, look to A&D’s Heavy Duty Metal Detectors.  Full washdown compliance (IP69K) with an easily removable belt and 304 stainless steel construction makes cleaning easy.  Perfect for applications requiring direct food contact, as is common with cheese and dairy, or perfect for meat, poultry and fish


  • 7” Touchscreen
  • Easy to manage boundaries and rejections
  • LED communication tower for visual monitoring
  • Carrying load capacity up to 150lbs
  • Auto setup wizard

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Head Only Metal Detectors

For existing installs, A&D’s Head Only Metal Detectors help you reduce costs when retrofitting your in-line conveyor.  With a food grade washdown design (IP69K) and great features like an audible alarm and a LED communication tower and one-touch reporting, replacing your metal detector’s head means you can get the top requested features at a fraction of the cost of full replacement. 


  • 7” Touchscreen
  • IP69K rated
  • Dozens of sizes to fit your installation
  • Auto setup wizard

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Reasons for Purchasing a Metal Detector

Improved Brand Protection Improved brand and customer protection
Reduce Costs Reducing costs and order rejects
Compliance with Standards Compliance with food safety standards
Increase Productivity Increased productivity and efficiency
Compliance with Retailers Compliance with retailer demands



High Sensitivity Detection

High sensitivity detection
You can conduct high sensitivity detection with simple and easy operation. The optimal sensitivity can be set through the auto sensitivity settings.


Stores Up to 1000 Products

Stores up to 1000 products
Products can be divided into 10 different groups with up to 100 products able to be recorded within each group.

7 inch color touch panel

7 inch color touch panel
The display utilizes a high visibility touch panel color LCD with friendly Graphic User Interface (audio guidance support function included).


IP65 and IP69K optional
Protected from dust and water to IP65 standards. Hygenic design with the entire system washable. We offer an IP69K optional upgrade.

Image import from USB

Image import from USB
Product images can be quickly uploaded to the checkweigher from a USB flash drive, making product identification and upload fast and simple.

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