Hand Held Metal Detector Wand

A hand held metal detector wand, or security wand, is now an essential, low cost tool used by security professionals worldwide.

hand held metal detector wandHand Held Metal Dector Wand Uses

A hand held metal detector wand is a very low cost, highly effective security tool that is lightweight and easy to use. Typically these devices are used to scan individuals to locate metal objects, knives, guns or even stolen property.

Security wands are now commonly used at airports and border control points at ferry terminals, for example. But they are increasingly being used by security personnel at night clubs, football matches, music festivals and other events where security is high.

Security wands are also finding widespread use in retail and warehouse environments where staff might be subjected to spot checking as they leave the premises. It is usual for retailers to use a Random Search Selector to randomly select persons to be checked rather than checking everyone as they leave. This sensitive approach acts as a deterrent against staff pilferage, but will not unduly delay staff as they leave the premises or make them feel like criminals.

In situations where a high number of people need to be security checked quickly, such as at an airport, then a walkthrough metal detector (often called a knife arch) is a much better option than using a hand held metal detector wand. The hand held security wand would be used at a second stage, to identify exactly where a metal item is located on a person who has triggered a security alert.

There are several makes of hand held metal detectors on the market, but it`s definitely a case of "Buyer Beware" as over recent years the UK market has been flooded with cheap, rip off copies of quality brands such as Garrett. These fake devices might even feature copies of genuine Garrett labelling and serial numbers. But these units tend to use very cheap analogue components, they are poorly assembles and do not work reliably or effectively. They are also notorious for quickly depleting batteries.

You can be totally confident that any metal detector wand supplied from Insight Security has been thoroughly and rigorously tested and that we do not supply low quality copy products. See the Hand held metal detector wand range from Insight Security to find a model that`s best for you.

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