APEX 500/300 HD (Heavy Duty) Metal Detector



The Thermo Scientific APEX 500/300 HD metal detectors are designed to thrive where typical metal detectors may fail, eliminating expensive downtime, service costs and repair bills. The unique design offers the lowest total cost of ownership possible and can improve operational efficiency in many applications where standard metal detectors are in use today.

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  •  Unique case design and epoxy fill for reliable use in thermal shock environments
  • 316 alloy stainless steel utilized for the higher corrosion resistance
  • Standard APEX electronics and software for complete compatibility with other models
  • Excellent long-term stability minimizing maintenance cost
  • Phasing or Intellitrack XR to compensate or remove wet product effects
  • Available with Thermo Scientific conveyor, drop through and pipeline systems designed to your specifications


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  • Construction: Stainless steel 304 straightlined case, ABS plastic control panel
  • Protection Ratings: IP69K
  • Operating Temperature: -10°C to +40°C (+14°F to +104°F)
  • Relative Humidity: 20% to 80% non-condensing
  • Relative Humidity: 20% to 80% non-condensing
  • Electrical Supply: 85 volts to 260 volts AC single phase plus earth ground; 47 Hz to 65 Hz, 100 watts maximum
  • Product Speed: 0.5 m/min (1.7 ft/min) to 1000 m/min (3,300 ft/min)
  • Output Types: 6 Relays outputs; Relays: 250 volt AC 2 amp max. 50 volt DC 1 amp max.
  • Output Allocation (selectable via menu): Reject 1, Reject 2, AuditCheck, Fault, Alarm, Warning, QA Lamp
  • Inputs: 6 Inputs – Active 12v DC+12 volt auxiliary supply for input sensors
  • Input Allocation (selectable via menu): Speed Sensor, Keylock, Product Select 1, Product Select 2, Infeed PEC, Reject Confirmation 1 and Bin Full, External Suppression, External Alarm, External Reset
  • Communications: Optional ModBus serial or Ethernet modules