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Vertical Fall

Vertical Fall

SNB design and build robust Metal Detection Systems in line with the latest retailer codes of practice. When choosing a Vertical Fall/ Gravity Metal Detector System from SNB our aim is for it to meet or exceed key targets specified in your production requirements, engineering and quality standards. SNB Vertical Fall and Gravity Systems are designed and built in-house at our Manufacturing Facility in Leeds. Our components such as electrical enclosures and framework supports are manufactured at our Electrical and Engineering Facilities at Luton and Bathgate.

Our Vertical Fall and Gravity Metal Detection Systems are designed to maximise the performance of your Metal Detector. We have industry experienced CAD Engineers that will design your Vertical Fall System, framework and all other parts specified such as reject devices and guarding. SNB frames are manufactured with 3mm wall Stainless Steel box or tube section for strength and harsh environment suitability. We assess each application to design the maximum strength for your application. Our Design Engineers are frequently tasked with locating Metal Detection into confined spaces due to them arriving post plant installation.

Vertical Fall or Gravity Metal Detectors are suitable for the following applications; bulk product, powders, sugars, granules, flours and similar.

Key Features of SNB Vertical Fall Systems

  • Choice of leading manufactured search heads – Ceia, Fortress, Loma, Mettler Toledo Safeline, ThermoFisher Scientific (Goring Kerr)
  • Mounting frame designed and built to suit your environment – different options available
  • Hygienic design
  • Remote testing for restricted access applications
  • Can include additional fail safes to ensure retailer codes of practice are achieved
  • Optional remote control units
  • Designed for stability – less movement – excellent immunity from vibration
  • Network data capture for remote installations or general accountability


For more information on SNB Vertical Fall or Gravity Systems please contact one of our Sales Team