Pharmaceutical Metal Detector: APEX 500 Rx

Source: Thermo Scientific Product Inspection
Thermo PI

The Thermo Scientific APEX 500 Rx Metal Detector offers the highest level of brand protection in the most demanding pharmaceutical environments. Cost effective, mobile, versatile, and reliable. The APEX 500 Rx features a multi-coil design that consistently delivers industry-leading sensitivity and stability, but isn't impacted by product effects or environmental changes. Manufactured to meet the U.S. Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) stringent requirements for validated production.


  • High sensitivity—can detect pieces of metal as small as 0.3 mm
  • Improves productivity with product throughput up to 500K tablets or caplets per hour
  • Straight through product flow prevents product damage
  • Cost-effective solution for tablet presses, capsule filling and deduster applications
  • Easy to use—features graphical user interface (GUI) that uses a durable, touch sensitive keypad
  • Thermo Scientific Quality Assurance Test (QAT) and AuditCheck features to verify performance
  • Assists in compliance with GMPs in 21 CFR part 210 and 211
  • Easy height and angle adjustment handles
  • Fast and easy rejecter assembly/disassembly for cleaning
  • Available in a variety of aperture heights