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Metal detector for non-separable conveyor belts


  • Reliably detects metals in packaged and unpackaged products on conveyor belts
  • Removable sides make it particularly easy to install, ideal for conveyors that cannot be split
  • Highest sensitivity with 4-quadrant technology
  • Autocalibration and TeachAssistant for intuitive control and easy setup
  • Maintenance-free due to automatic balance and calibration control


Metalldetektor METAL SHARK TU in der Holzverarbeitung


Metal detector METAL SHARK® TU is used in combination with conveyor belts or chutes when they cannot be divided or dismantled. The side walls of the TU can be removed so that the sensor plates can be easily pushed over and under the belt.

Thanks to its 4-quadrant technology, it detects magnetic and non-magnetic metal contaminants (iron, stainless steel, aluminium etc.) precisely and reliably. The robust stainless steel housing is easy to clean and robust and therefore suitable for many industries.


Digital signal processor, digital frequency generation, digital balance control, automatic calibration, digital noise filters, integrated flexible control functions
2 analog 0…10 V DC (option: 4-20 mA)
8 freely configurable 24 V DC signals, e.g. for encoders, product recognition, buttons
2 floating: “error” and “metal”
8 freely configurable 24 V DC signals, e.g. magnetic valve, optical/acoustic alarm
Inspection method
High-frequency magnetic field, multi-channel operation, balanced receiver coils
Metal detection
Ferrous, non-ferrous (e.g. aluminium, lead etc.) and stainless steel
Product compensation
250 memory locations, automatic product compensation, with TeachAssistant
Enclosure rating
Controller IP65 | Sensor IP54 (optional IP66)
Environmental conditions
Controller: -20°C to +40°C / -4°F to 104°F, optionally: -40°C / -40°F or +55°C / 131°F,
rel. humidity 20% to 90% non-condensing
Sensor: -30°C to +60°C / -22°F to +140°F, optionally bis +90°C / 194°F
Temperature of goods inspected
Standard: -30°C to +55°C / -22°F to 131°F
Optionally: -40°C to +120°C / -40°F to 248°F
Power supply
1 Phase 110-230 V AC +/- 5%; 20 W typ. (60 W max.)
RS232, LAN (optional, for SHARKNET®), USB (optional)
Maintenance-free, sensors calibrate themselves
integrated diagnostic software, automatic self-test
Metalldetektor METAL SHARK TU in der Recycling-Industrie

Accessories & Extras

The METAL SHARK® TU can be perfectly adapted to your production by various special designs and accessories.

Different temperature or hygiene requirements are taken into account as well as complicated product requirements for metal detection or the environment.

The SHARKNET® software connects METAL SHARK® metal detectors with a central computer, providing centralized storage of all operating data plus batch and alarm documentation for HACCP and IFS compliance.
Increase of the IP protection class by adapting the sensor seal, installing additional seals and a double housing for the control electronics
High temperature extension for product
Goods temperature up to +120°C / 248° F max.
This option provides IP54 grade enclosure for the sensor
Temperature extension cold
Temperature range extended to -40°C / -40°F
Resin seals remain elastic at low temperatures. Special insulation, heated enclosure and other features
Temperature extension hot
Temperature range extended to +55°C / +131°F
Adapted enclosure, additional thermal insulation, replaceable filter fan, heat exchanger and/or active cooling units.
Signalling devices (optical/acoustic)
Stacking lights and signal horns/sirens available in different versions and IP protection classes
Performance Verification Cerficate
Issue of a Performance Verification Certificate (proof of functionality for audits) by CASSEL service technicians, e.g. during commissioning or maintenance possible

Delivery Scope


Further information for download:

Further information can be found in the data sheet which is available here for download as PDF.