Sentinel 1000 Selectscan Metal Detector

Achieve a higher level of food safety and quality

The Thermo Scientific Sentinel 1000 Selectscan Metal Detector ensures a high probability of detecting metal contaminants, increasing safety, and operational efficiency. Featuring intuitive software menus, advanced statistics and logging for traceability, and Autolearn software, the Sentinel 1000 Selectscan Metal Detector maximizes consumer safety and brand protection.

Sentinel 1000 Selectscan Metal Detector

Features and benefits

PerformanceMeets compliance requirements with global food safety standards and retailer codes of practice with up to 25% improved sensitivity
SelectscanSelect the best frequency for your application from 50-1000 kHz to increase the probability of detecting ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless steel contaminants 
AutolearnRapidly establish optimal settings to improve operational efficiency
Touch screen controllerIntuitive menu layouts for ease of operation
Noise scanAvoid frequencies susceptible to electromagnetic interference from the plant environment to optimize performance and increase product safety
IP69KIP69K rating for harsh environments requiring high pressure sanitation
Sentinel 1000 Selectscan


Selectscan technology is a completely new and holistic approach that enables food processors to have an easy way to rapidly identify the single best frequency for an application. Select a frequency from 50 to 1000 kHz to increase the probability of detecting ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless-steel contaminants.

  • Tunes out product effect
  • Adapts to temperature changes and electromagnetic interference
  • Documents results from each production run
  • Automated features for any skill level
  • Autonomous adjustments such as phase tracking and Auto Phase Relearn
Sentinel 1000 Autolearn


Autolearn takes the guesswork out of optimizing detection performance. It rapidly establishes the optimal detection frequency and sensitivity settings for improved performance and efficiency.

  • Touch screen controller
  • Intuitive menu layouts for ease of operation
  • Streamlined setup can be accomplished in minutes
  • Detects the smallest metal contaminants tailored to a specific application
  • Proprietary visual graphic scoring algorithm
Sentinel 1000 Applications


Superior performance for a wide variety of applications:

  • Powders, grains, nuts 
  • Convenience foods
  • Confectionery
  • Pasta 
  • Cereal
  • Meat and poultry
  • Fish
  • Bakery
  • Personal care and cosmetics

Get all the details about trade in offers for the Sentinel 1000:

  • Trade in a Thermo Scientific APEX 100 or APEX 500 metal detector head for a new Sentinel 1000 metal detector head
  • Trade in any competitor's metal detector head for a Sentinel 1000 metal detector head
  • Add a complete conveyor system to a new Sentinel 1000 head

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Keep consumers safe, protect your brand

Read A Practical Guide to Metal Detection and X-ray Inspection of Fooda newly updated and expanded foreign object detection ebook for the food industry, to:

  • Learn the basics of technology options.
  • Gain insights into the factors to considering when selecting a detection technology.
  • Learn how our process can pinpoint the best fit for your application.

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