Metal Detectable Products - Detectamet Launches in Australia

The detectable product manufacturers Detectamet are delighted to announce their new office and distribution centre in Sydney, Australia. This new facility will be able to manufacture and distribute their award-winning products to food and pharmaceutical manufacturers across Australia, New Zealand... - April 23, 2020

Detectamet Achieves International Recognition for Occupational Health and Safety in the Workplace

Detectamet is proud to be one of the first companies in the detectable food safety industry to receive international recognition for occupational health and safety (OH&S), by gaining the new ISO 45001:2018 standard. ISO 45001 is the world’s first International Standard for OH&S,... - October 14, 2018

Detectamet Detectable Natural Rubber Gloves

Detectamet’s detectable rubber gloves are sensitive to food industry needs. - September 16, 2018

Detectamet Celebrates 15th Birthday

Detectamet is celebrating 15 years of manufacturing and distributing Metal Detectable and X-Ray Visible products. - August 04, 2018

Detectamet’s Detectable Rubber Gloves are Sensitive to Food Industry Safety Needs

Detectamet’s new powderless metal detectable gloves are made from natural rubber and easy use. They give a high level of sensitivity and the anti-slip patterned finish provides a good grip in wet and dry conditions. They are designed for safe use in Food Processing and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industries and comply with FDA and EU regulations for safe contact with food. - June 08, 2018

Detectamet’s New First Aid Adhesive Dressings Combine X-Ray and Metal Detectability

Detectamet’s new range of Metal and X-ray Detectable Adhesive Dressings for first aid use in the food industry includes eight of the most useful shapes that will cover the most frequently experienced wounds. A foil strip provides metal detectability and a typical X-ray inspection system will identify the dressing because of the special X-ray visible ribbon. - May 18, 2018

One Piece Retractable Fine Marker from Detectamet Reduces Contamination Risks

Detectamet’s new Fine Tip Markers help to reduce food contamination. They are retractable with no loose caps to lose in the food being processed and the detectable plastics used to make them they can be rejected by metal detectors and X-ray systems. - July 26, 2017

New Detectable Materials Makes for Tough Protection

Three new personal protective products from Detectamet are made from a material that offers the food industry valuable benefits. It reduces food contamination risks by being metal and X-ray detectable and incorporates anti-bacterial benefits. The apron and sleeve covers are tough enough for a repeated use of at least 3 months. - May 24, 2017

Improving Safety and Efficiency with Detectamet’s New Detectable Safety Knives

Five new safety knives from Detectamet are made using special plastics detectable by metal and X-ray detection systems in the food industry. The designs are good for special cutting applications to improve user safety and efficiency. - March 24, 2017

New Stapleless Stapler Enhances Detectamet’s switch2stitch® Range

Detectamet’s new stapleless stapler for food manufacturers can securely stitch ten sheets without needing a metal staple. This reduces contamination that triggers the expensive recalls of food. - March 16, 2017

Detectamet Finds That Plastic Contamination Triggered Twice as Many Food Recalls in 2016

Recorded recalls of food items contaminated with pieces of plastic or rubber have more than doubled in the EU and North America in the past 12 months. - January 03, 2017

Detectamet Marks the First Year of Success in the USA

Thirteen months since opening in Richmond VA, Detectamet Inc has passed a $1 million turnover. To mark the achievement the company has launched an award scheme that recognises a Food Production company’s demonstration of a positive food safety culture. The Guardian award is issued annually as a Silver, Gold or Platinum certificate depending on the level of commitment. - December 02, 2016

The Employers of Silent Guardians Are Recognised

Detectamet Guardian awards encourage food makers to reduce plastic in food. The Silver, Gold or Platinum awards reflect their of use detectable plastics. - October 15, 2016

Detectamet’s New Metal Detectable Cloth Reduces the Risk of Contamination

Detectamet’s new metal detectable cleaning cloth will greatly reduce accidental contamination of food. A standard metal detector used in the food industry will identify this contamination and then reject the food before it leaves the factory. The Detectacloth® is a highly absorbent dry wipe that can be used for a multitude of tasks in critical processing areas. - August 04, 2016

Detectamet Launch the Longest Writing Detectable Pen in the World

The World’s longest writing Metal and X-ray Detectable Pen from Detectamet will write for up to 12.5 kilometres (7.8 miles). This is 3 1/2 times longer than some major international pen brands. The double detectability means that if pieces of this pen are lost in finished food products they can be identified and rejected by metal and X-ray inspection machinery. - July 20, 2016

Detectamet’s Detectable Ingredient Packaging Reduces Recall Risks

Detectamet’s new range of detectable of plastic packaging is used to make plastic sacks in all practical sizes and thicknesses and detectable plastic liners for paper sacks. This reduces the contamination recall risks presented by ingredient packaging. From strong 25 Kilo sacks to small sachets this new detectable material can be customised in nine optional colours for special tasks. - March 24, 2016

New Detectable Markers Make Food Safer to Produce

Halve the chance of plastic contaminated food by using Detectamet’s one piece detectable markers. Food safe marker inks have been put into a patented retractable housing so that a potential source of contamination can be removed from the processing area. Furthermore, the one piece housing is made from Detectamet’s metal and X-ray detectable plastic so plastic contamination risks are reduced. - March 07, 2016

Detectamet’s New Detectable Paper to Reduce Paper Contamination of Food

Paper in food processing is still essential for printed instructions, recording of process activities and making labels. Consumers hate paper in food. To reduce this contamination a Detectable Paper is now available from Detectamet. It is made using a patented combination of paper and film in a detectable and durable laminate and can be used in common printing systems. - January 20, 2016

Detectamet Tags Protect Critical Data from Shock Destruction

How do you identify and trace food batches passing through your process? Detectamet detectable processing ID tags reduce the risk of lost data. They will survive high/low temperature parameters and ensure ID traceability and data correlation. They reduce the risk of food product contamination because they are metal detectable. - December 03, 2015

Is this Detectamet’s Perfect Food Processing Pen?

Why does Detectamet’s Elephant pen meet the requirements of a perfect pen for safe use in the food industry? An unsolicited report from a new user provides an explanation. - November 18, 2015

Coloured File Holders from Detectamet Can Save Lives

MAC Clinical Research bought Detectamet’s new wall mountable file holders to save lives. In a rare medical emergency, the correct information is instantly ready to travel in the ambulance with the patient. The new red, yellow, blue, green and black holders match the colour identities of the Wards where volunteers take part in trials of new drugs. - October 22, 2015

Simple Application of Detectamet File Holder Could Save Pupils Lives

A School recently found a new use for Detectamet’s wall mountable file pockets. They have just bought ten red versions to hold emergency instruction files in easy to find locations. The bright red colour will attract immediate attention and save critical time when rapid lifesaving action is needed. - September 10, 2015

Detectamet Retractable Food Safe Markers Halve the Risk of Producing Contaminated Food

Simple logic tells you that a loose lidded marker pen is twice as likely to cause contamination of food when compared with Detectamet’s retractable marker that has no lid. When that pen is both metal and X-Ray detectable the risk is even less. That makes this new pen very attractive for industries where food safe markers are needed. - July 15, 2015

Detectamet’s Detectable Wall Mounted File Pockets Increase Efficiency

The new Wall Mountable File Pockets from Detectamet are made from Metal and X-ray detectable plastic. They can be ordered in nine colours to suit general or special colour recognition schemes used in the food industry to support GMP and HACCP management systems. Improving administration efficiency they can also reduce the risk of foreign matter contamination. - June 17, 2015

Stay Secure and Staple Free with Detectamet’s New Crimper and Staple Free Stapler

Detectamet helps to keep staples out of food production areas with its new paperless stapler and paper crimper. Ten pages can be bound together by cutting a paper tongue from the pages themselves and then inserting it into a slot cut into the paper at the same time. No metal staples or clips are needed to threaten the security and safety of the food products being made in the working area. - June 05, 2015

Detectamet Wipe Tubs Now Fully Detectable and Re-Usable

Detectamet 99.9 Surface and Probe Wipes are now supplied in fully detectable dispensing tubs. The containers are made from Detectamet’s patent protected polymer so that any part that contaminates food can be identified and rejected by metal or X-ray inspection systems. When empty the tub can be refilled with more wipes or re-usable to store a wide range of materials. - May 21, 2015

Detectamet’s Elephant Pen – Designed to be Seen and Rejected by Metal and X-Ray Systems

Detectamet’s new Elephant Pen was developed in co-operation with the Design and Prototyping Centre of the University of Sheffield to combine the best in ergonomic handling, with the most efficient modern manufacturing methods and visibility to standard food industry inspection equipment. Physical trials proved the exceptional strength and resilience of the bodies and clip strength. - May 07, 2015

Stainless Steel Churns from Detectamet Encourage Secure Ingredient Handling

Detectamet’s Stainless Steel Churns are ideal for handling ingredients in food production. The smooth corners, fine welding and finely ground rivet fittings prevent entrapment and allow easy cleaning. Ingredients can be prepared in advance, sealed and transferred securely to the main process. With two handles they are easily man-portable and protected against accidental spillage or contamination. - April 01, 2015

Detectamet Takes a Firm Stand on Food Safety and Health & Safety

Detectamet’s Heavy Duty A Frame Industrial Floor Display has been described by a food safety consultant as “shouting clean, compliant, and demonstrating a very good safety and food safety culture from a food safety point of view.” - March 20, 2015

Completely Detectable Shoe Covers Are Dancing Around the Factory

Detectamet’s new fully detectable shoe covers are more durable and unlike covers using thin metal strips for detectability, every part of the new covers can be seen by metal detectors and X-ray systems and rejected. These covers significantly reduce the risks of contamination. - March 06, 2015

Detectamet’s Hygienic Hearing Protection with Detectability and Infection Control

Detectamet ear protection products resolve the challenge of ear infection, hearing loss and the contamination of food and drink. The medically approved materials are used and the effective designs ensure they achieve regulatory recognised standards of sound reduction. The metal and X-ray visible plastics allow food and drink process line equipment to reject contaminated finished product. - February 27, 2015

Detectamet’s New Ticket Dispensers Improve Hygiene and Reduce Waste

Detectamet’s new stainless steel dispensers for tickets and tags reduce waste, contamination and ticketing errors in data recording for production control. They can be easily mounted on walls and are simple to refill. They are easy to clean and their resilience ensure a long equipment lifetime. - November 26, 2014

Detectamet Introduces Extreme Environment Fastening Systems

Detectamet’s Cable Ties give strong fastening in extreme environments. The 316 grade stainless steel is highly resistant to corrosion and chemicals. - November 12, 2014

Dispense Your Tote Bin Covers for Better Control, Efficiency and Protection

Detectamet’s new tote bin cover dispenser can simply and efficiently protect store and dispense them onto in-process bins. The bins are used to move finished and semi prepared foods around processing areas. The covers protect the contents from contamination and should any accidentally end up in the product they can be detected by Metal or X-ray detection systems and rejected. - October 30, 2014

Detectamet’s New Stainless Steel Range Grows

Detectamet’s expanded range of 20 stainless steel products can be used in high hygiene areas. They are easy to clean, and give visitors a visible sign of good food safe practices. Stainless steel products offer an excellent life cycle cost. - October 03, 2014

Pink Helps to Protect People and Children

Detectamet’s new pink coloured detectable products will now be used to help a charity helping children diagnosed with cancer and their families. With the pink Detectamet now has a choice of 9 colours for incorporation in HACCP management systems. - September 13, 2014

Reduce Waste and Save Time with Tidy Glove Dispensing

Detectamet’s new Stainless Steel Glove Dispensers can reduce waste and contamination in clothing distribution. Workers dress and prepare for their shift quicker and easier. Boxes are less likely to be damaged to spill and waste gloves on the floor. - September 03, 2014

Impress Customers with Detectamet’s New Totally Detectable Shoe and Sleeve

Detectamet’s fully detectable shoe and sleeve covers are resilient to give customers a better impression of the care you take to reduce contamination risks. The longer wearing new material outlasts the old style plastic and doesn’t rely on foil strips for detectability. - August 07, 2014

Detectamet’s Switch2Stitch Banishes Staples from Food Processing Areas

Detectamet’s new stapleless staplers secure up to 8 pages and remove the need to use staples in a food production area. This reduces the risk of dangerous metal contamination of food and is specified within the contractual conditions demanded by several own brand marketing companies and retailers. - July 10, 2014

Tick the Boxes for Quality and Design with the New Detectable Pen from Detectamet

The new rugged HD Pen from Detectamet is metal and X-ray detectable. It is designed for use in all environments including wet and greasy work areas. The clever design incorporates better grip and a more reliable repetitive retraction system. The range offers a choice of three designs, eight colour variations for the casings and a choice of four ink colours. - May 29, 2014

Detectamet’s Doubly Detectable Resin Set Brushes

Detectamet’s Detectable Double Detainment System is used in a new brush range which uses stainless steel staples to fasten bristle groups into the brush head and then the adhesion is reinforced by applying a detectable and antimicrobial resin to surround and lock in the bristles. The whole of the brush is made of detectable materials. - May 22, 2014

New Multi-Purpose Stainless Steel Dispenser from Detectamet

Detectamet’s new multi-purpose stainless steel dispenser will efficiently and hygienically distribute detectable personal protective products. It can be free standing on a stainless steel stand, or wall mounted. The stainless steel is especially attractive to the hygiene conscious food and pharmaceutical industries where hygiene standards require workers to wear personal protection. - May 21, 2014

Detectable Rubber Bands from Detectamet Help to Reduce Contamination

Detectamet’s new Detectable Rubber Bands reduce the risk of contamination because a food product or food ingredient contaminated with one of these rubber bands or part of a rubber band can be identified by the food industry’s standard detection systems and rejected. - April 10, 2014

Get a Hold on Detectable Dispensing from Detectamet

A new range of Glove Dispenser and Calculator Store from Detectamet provides easy and safe access to disposable gloves, and a safe place to store a calculator. Made from detectable plastic in a choice of eight colours they are ideal for the food industry because any piece’s that break off can be identified and rejected by the detectors. - March 13, 2014

The Biggest Choice of Food Safety Clipboards in the World?

Detectamet’s detectable clipboards improve food safety and practical convenience with a choice of three sizes, eight colours and four clip styles. - March 12, 2014

Detectable Mastic for Food Producers – Detectasil® from Detectamet

Detectasil® is a new metal and X-ray detectable silicone mastic from Detectamet. It is designed to help food producers protect their products from contamination should the material get into the food. It is available in a blue or white finish and the cartridges fit into standard applicator guns. - February 05, 2014

Detectable Spiral Cable Tidy from Detectamet Reduces Clutter and Food Contamination

Detectamet’s detectable spiral cable tidy can be "seen" by metal detectors and X-ray machines and so reduces the risk of food contamination. - January 23, 2014

Detectamet’s New Stretch Wrap Reduces Food Packaging Contamination

Packaging causes 34% of physical contamination of food. Detectamet’s new stretch wrap reduces this risk because it is metal detectable. - January 15, 2014

Detectamet is Named Company of the Year by the Society of Food Hygiene Technology

Detectamet Detectable Products has been recognised as the “Company of the Year 2013” by the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology, the UK’s leading professional body in food safety. - January 14, 2014

Detectamet's No Top Retractable Highlighter Pens Halve Contamination Risk

Detectamet's retractable highlighter pens halve the risk of physical contamination of food, and the detectable plastics used to make them can be found by metal and X-ray detection systems. Food processing users can choose from five ink colours and the pens can be easily refilled. - January 09, 2014

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