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  • Precise metal detection due to multi-segment sensor for particularly flat products
  • Highest sensitivity through 4-quadrant technology
  • Rotating sensor traverse adapts perfectly even to vertical or inclined product flow
  • Freely selectable widths up to 23 ft and more
  • Intuitive control and easy installation with auto-calibration and TeachAssistant
  • Maintenance-free due to automatic balance and calibration control


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  • Maximum inspection performance with highest reliability in the entire detection area due to 4-quadrant technology
  • Simple setup with TeachAssistant
  • Memory for up to 250 products
  • Easy to use with intuitive and multilingual menus
  • 4-level password system, automatic log out after time lapse
  • Detects iron from 0.5 mm and stainless steel from 0.9 mm with its position in a defined area of the fabric
  • Documentation of all events and metal messages
  • Optional: Data transfer to USB interface or connection to the company network via SHARKNET® software
  • Cyclical function monitoring with Performance Validation System (PVS)


The METAL SHARK® COMBI is a rotatable multi-segment sensor that is typically used over very flat products such as fiber wood, plastic boards, fabric or nonwoven, paper or plastic webs. It detects the smallest metal particles from 0.5 mm and locates their position in defined segments of the fabric. The METAL SHARK® COMBI is available for widths up to 7,000 mm and more. It can also be operated without problems in humid workplaces with ambient temperatures from -10˚C to +40˚C and product temperatures up to 60°C.

Delivery Scope

  • Detection unit COMBI consisting of rotatable cross beam with flat plate sensors and suspension, width and number of sensors individually adapted
  • Control unit METAL SHARK®, PC with Windows Pro, 15" monitor and keyboard in control cabinet
  • Individual support construction in adapted height, optionally available with vertically lowerable traverse or with lever arms


  • Monitoring flat products like webs or plates
  • Quality assurance for incoming goods, outgoing goods or during running production
  • Machine and customer protection
  • Detection of broken needles and other metal parts in the textile and nonwoven industry


Electronics Digital signal processor, digital frequency generation, digital balance control, automatic calibration, digital noise filters, integrated flexible control functions
Input 24 V DC relay or optocoupler, e.g. for product speed (rotary encoder or analog control signal), reset, metal, error, product light barrier, roll change
Output Potential-free changeover contacts: e.g. error, metal, excess temperature warning, individual metal message per sensor field
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 spaces, automatic product compensation, with TeachAssistant
Protection Type Controller: IP54
Sensors: IP65
Ambience Controller: -10°C to +40°C / +14°F to 104°F, option: up to +55°C / +131°F
rel. humidity 20% to 90% non-condensing
Sensor: -30°C to +90°C / -22°F to +194°F
Product Temperature Up to +90°C / +194°F
Power Supply 230V AC +/-5%, 50/60Hz, 4A (8A max.) or 400V AC +/-5%, 50/60Hz, 4A (10A max.)
Interface RS232, LAN (optional, for SHARKNET®)
Maintenance Maintenance-free, sensors calibrate themselves
Diagnostics Integrated diagnostic software, automatic self-test
Conformity CE

Accessories & Extras

The METAL SHARK® COMBI can be perfectly adapted to your production by various special designs and accessories. Different numbers of sensor plates and widths um to 23 ft are possible as well as swiveling traverse arms or an adjustable traverse height. For your audit reliability, a Performance Verification Certificate can be issued by CASSEL service technicians during commissioning or maintenance.
Fast Power Drive (FPD) Significantly improves metal detection and reliability in industrial environments that do not meet electromagnetic compatibility standards, with different IP protection classes and ATEX Zone 22 possible.
Super Power Drive (SPD) Improves metal detection by -0.5 to -1 mm in industrial environments that do not meet the standards for electromagnetic compatibility, with various IP protection classes and ATEX Zone 22 possible.
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.
Signaling devices (optical, acoustic) Stacking lights and signal horns/sirens available in different versions and IP protection classes.
SHARKNET® 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.