Kitmondo is your ultimate marketplace for high-quality used industrial machinery. In our Packaging and Conditioning category, we proudly feature a diverse selection of metal detectors. Each machine is expertly maintained, providing an exceptional mix of precision, reliability, and value.

Our metal detectors are essential for ensuring product safety and quality, effectively detecting and rejecting metal contaminants in packaged goods. Ideal for industries such as food processing, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics, these machines help you meet stringent safety standards and uphold your brand's reputation.

Every metal detector in our inventory undergoes a comprehensive vetting process to guarantee top-tier quality and performance. Our equipment is highly cost-effective, offering significant savings compared to new machinery without compromising on efficiency. We carry esteemed brands like Safeline, Loma, and CEIA, known for their dependable performance and cutting-edge technology. Prices range from €5,000 to €30,000, fitting a variety of budget requirements.

For more detailed information or to request a quote, please reach out to our dedicated team, who are ready to assist with your specific needs. At Kitmondo, we are committed to fostering your business growth through high-quality, affordable machinery. Trust Kitmondo for your industrial equipment needs and elevate your productivity today.

MESUTRONIC Gerаtebau Gmb 5.2 pw 300 ex Metal detector Hot deal

Year: 2020

Equipment: Metal detectors metron 5.2 pw 300 ex complete with reject valves manufacturer: Metal detector - MESUTRONIC Gmb (GERMANY), rejection valve - ATRITOR LIMITED (ENGLAND) year of production: 2020 CONDITION: NEW (NOT USED) Units available:2 LOCATION: G. NOVOKUSNETSK

Mettler Toledo Safeline V4-REM Metal detector Hot deal

Year: 2017

Mettler Toledo Safeline V4-REM Metal detector Fully functional and unused industrial metal detector for Liquids, Fluids, Food Contaminants.

Loma CW3 Metal detector

Year: 2012

Width of the arc 450 mm
Height of the arc 150 mm

LOMA IQ3 Metal detector

Year: 2016

Width of the arc 250 mm
Height of the arc 310 mm

Sartorius MDP Plus - C 60 x 50 Metal detector

Year: 2010

Width of the arc 600 mm
Height of the arc 500 mm

METTLER TOLEDO Metal detector


Width of the arc 130 mm
Height of the arc 950 mm

LOCK tunnel metal detector type Needlechek Gold

Year: 1996

Width of the arc 500 mm
Height of the arc 150 mm

LOMA X5 Metal detector

Year: 2017

Loma X5 X-ray machine that detects objects that should not be in the product such as metal, glass, plastic, wood, concrete etc. year mod 2017. Measured throughput Measure this extra information is standard for this model. Please always double-check the details during a visit The LOMA X5 Metal detector, introduced in 2017, represents a cutting-edge solution for ensuring product safety …

Loma IQ2 Food machinery

Year: 2006

Width of the arc 350 mm
Height of the arc 130 mm

Loma IQ3 Metal detector checkweigher

Year: 2010

Width of the arc 90 mm
Height of the arc 90 mm


Year: 1999

Width of the arc 500 mm
Height of the arc 350 mm


Year: 2015

Width of the arc 550 mm
Height of the arc 230 mm

METTLER TOLEDO Safeline Signature metal detector

Year: 2014

Width of the arc 300 mm
Height of the arc 100 mm

Lock 30+ Metal detector

Year: 2000

Width of the arc 480 mm
Height of the arc 210 mm

Goring Keer DSP IP Plus Metal detector


Width of the arc 170 mm
Height of the arc 350 mm

Detectronic 290x60 Metal detector


Width of the arc 290 mm
Height of the arc 60 mm

Loma IQ Metal detector

Year: 2000

Width of the arc 350 mm
Height of the arc 115 mm

Safeline Ishida DACS -V-012-SB/SS-1 Metal detector


Introducing the Safeline Ishida DACS combination metal detector checkweigher: - Manufacturer: Safeline Ishida - Model: DACS -V-012-SB/SS-1 - Metal detector head aperture: 250mm W x 110mm H - Checkweigher platform: 450mm L x 210mm W - Belt dimensions: 195mm W x 900mm H - Overall dimensions: 1750mm L x 680mm W x 1440mm H - Technical condition: Good - Please …

DYLONG DYMOND 80 X-Ray detector

Year: 2014

Satrorius X-Ray detector Manufacturer: DYLONG ITALIA SpA Type: DYMOND 80 Year of production: 2014 Sartorius head (Germany)

Ceia THS Metal detector


Width of the arc 250 mm
Height of the arc 145 mm

Understanding the Role of Metal Detectors in Packaging and Conditioning

Metal detectors are pivotal in the packaging and conditioning industries, ensuring product integrity and consumer safety by identifying and eliminating metal contaminants. These systems are essential in sectors such as food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and packaging, where contamination can lead to severe consequences. By integrating metal detectors, companies uphold stringent quality standards, protect their brand reputation, and comply with industry regulations, thus reducing the risk of costly recalls.

Varieties of Metal Detectors

Conveyor Belt Metal Detectors

  • Purpose: Designed to detect metal contaminants in items as they pass along a conveyor belt.
  • Applications: Widely used in food processing, packaging lines, and bulk materials handling.
  • Key Features: High sensitivity, automatic rejection mechanisms, seamless integration with conveyor systems.

Pipeline Metal Detectors

  • Purpose: Inspect liquid, paste, and slurry products within pipelines.
  • Applications: Ideal for dairy, meat processing, and other liquid food products.
  • Key Features: High sensitivity, hygienic design, easy cleaning capabilities.

Gravity Fall Metal Detectors

  • Purpose: Detect metal contaminants in free-falling bulk products.
  • Applications: Suitable for grains, powders, and granular products.
  • Key Features: Compact design, high detection sensitivity, compatibility with existing production lines.

Pharmaceutical Metal Detectors

  • Purpose: Inspect tablets, capsules, and powders in pharmaceutical settings.
  • Applications: Pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging.
  • Key Features: High sensitivity, compliance with pharmaceutical standards, easy integration.

Portable Handheld Metal Detectors

  • Purpose: For manual inspection of products, packages, and areas for metal contamination.
  • Applications: Versatile use across industries for spot-checking and quality control.
  • Key Features: Lightweight, user-friendly, adjustable sensitivity.

Key Features and Specifications

When choosing a metal detector for packaging and conditioning, consider these essential features:

  • Sensitivity and Detection Range: Ability to detect ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless steel contaminants.
  • Throughput and Speed: Must align with production line speeds for efficient inspection.
  • Rejection Mechanism: Automatic systems to remove contaminated products seamlessly.
  • User Interface and Controls: Intuitive interfaces for easy operation and calibration.
  • Construction and Durability: Robust design to endure industrial environments.
  • Hygienic Design: Essential for food and pharmaceutical applications, allowing for easy cleaning.
  • Compliance and Certification: Must meet industry standards like FDA, HACCP, and GMP.

Benefits of High-Quality Metal Detectors

Investing in top-tier metal detectors offers several advantages:

  • Enhanced Product Safety: Ensures removal of metal contaminants, protecting consumers.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Helps meet stringent industry standards.
  • Improved Quality Control: Consistently identifies and rejects contaminated products.
  • Brand Protection: Maintains brand integrity by preventing contaminated products from reaching consumers.
  • Cost Savings: Minimizes the risk and financial impact of product recalls.

Considerations for Purchasing Metal Detectors

To choose the right metal detector, evaluate these factors:

  • Product Characteristics: Understand the types of products (liquid, solid, granular) and their packaging.
  • Sensitivity Requirements: Ensure the detector meets the necessary sensitivity levels.
  • Production Line Integration: Verify compatibility with existing production lines and throughput requirements.
  • Environmental Conditions: Assess the operating environment's temperature, humidity, and exposure to elements.
  • Maintenance and Support: Consider the availability of technical support and maintenance services.
  • Budget: Weigh the initial investment against long-term benefits.

Leading Brands and Pricing

Conveyor Belt Metal Detectors

  • Mettler-Toledo Safeline: High sensitivity and advanced features, priced from $10,000 to $30,000.
  • Loma Systems: Robust and reliable, ranging from $8,000 to $25,000.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific: Precise detection, priced between $9,000 and $28,000.

Pipeline Metal Detectors

  • CEIA: High-performance detectors, ranging from $12,000 to $35,000.
  • Sesotec: Advanced inspection systems, priced between $10,000 and $32,000.
  • Fortress Technology: Hygienic and efficient, from $11,000 to $30,000.

Gravity Fall Metal Detectors

  • Bunting Magnetics: Reliable detectors, priced from $8,000 to $22,000.
  • Sesotec: High-sensitivity systems, ranging from $9,000 to $24,000.
  • Loma Systems: Efficient detection, from $10,000 to $25,000.

Pharmaceutical Metal Detectors

  • Lock Inspection Systems: Precise detectors, priced from $15,000 to $40,000.
  • Mettler-Toledo Safeline: High-sensitivity options, from $18,000 to $45,000.
  • CEIA: Advanced systems, priced between $16,000 and $42,000.

Portable Handheld Metal Detectors

  • Garrett: Versatile and reliable, priced from $200 to $1,000.
  • Fisher Research Labs: Durable and high-sensitivity, from $150 to $900.
  • Minelab: High-quality detectors, priced between $180 and $950.


Metal detectors are crucial for ensuring product safety and quality in the packaging and conditioning industries. With various types available—conveyor belt, pipeline, gravity fall, pharmaceutical, and portable handheld—choosing the right one depends on product characteristics, sensitivity requirements, and production line compatibility. Essential considerations include sensitivity, throughput, rejection mechanisms, user interface, construction, hygienic design, and compliance with industry standards. Leading brands like Mettler-Toledo Safeline, Loma Systems, Thermo Fisher Scientific, CEIA, Sesotec, Fortress Technology, Bunting Magnetics, Lock Inspection Systems, Garrett, Fisher Research Labs, and Minelab offer high-quality metal detectors to meet diverse applications and budgets. By carefully assessing product needs, sensitivity levels, and production integration, businesses can invest in the right metal detectors to enhance their quality control processes and ensure safe, high-quality products.