Advanced Detection Systems

Metal Detection Solutions Custom-Tailored to YOUR Needs
Engineered and manufactured in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA since 1991.

ProScan Metal Detector for Food

Food Applications


IP69K stainless steel construction along with time-saving AutoLearn and patented vibration technology make the ProScan series of metal detectors the perfect solution for the food processing and packaging industries!

Mining-Aggregate Metal Detector



The new digital ProtectorHD defends crushers and valuable production equipment from damage caused by tramp metal in the harshest environments.

ADS Industrial Metal Detectors

Industrial Applications


Grinders, shredders, granulators, and extruders all require protection and the Guardian and Defender metal detectors protect them in a wide variety of applications including plastic, rubber, wood, and biomass.



Download our FREE whitepaper, "Metal Detection 101, when magnets aren't enough"

Download this free whitepaper on the basics of metal detection in the mining and aggregate industries. If you've ever had to repair a crusher, this is a must-read! Click HERE.




What is Product Effect? Understanding how your metal detector sees your product is critical to reliable detection.

Download our latest white paper, "Defining Product Effect" Click HERE!

See our latest technology at these upcoming tradeshows

Advanced Detection Systems will be participating in several shows during the coming months.  

-Seafood Expo
-International Cheese Expo
-United Fresh

-PMA Fresh Summit

Come visit us and view our latest technology firsthand.

Trade Shows

ADS introduces IP69K Rated metal detectors

IP69K construction is now standard on Advanced Detection Systems ProScan metal detectors.
IP69K Press Release

ADS "ProScan Max II " with enhanced
power supply technology

Advanced Detection Systems releases its ProScan MaxII metal detector with enhanced power supply technology and product effect compensation in continuous product flow applications.
ProScan Max II Press Release


What sets Advanced Detection Systems apart from our competitors?








Our Unique, Guaranteed Approach to Metal Detection

Customized Metal Detectors Designed For Your Specific Application!

For more than 25 years, Advanced Detection Systems has been a global leader in providing metal detection systems in the food processing and packaging industries as well as aggregate, mining and recycling applications.

With engineering, sales and manufacturing all located in our Milwaukee, Wisconsin facility, we are able to quickly respond to our customer's requests to design and build a custom unit without sacrificing lead time or quality. Advanced Detection Systems is constantly striving to improve performance, with many unique features such as:

  • Patented vibration technology ensures that our units operate at peak performance in any manufacturing environment.
  • AccuLearn technology to quickly learn product characteristics and continuously monitor and update product effect compensation to eliminate false trips caused by product variability.
  • State-of-the-art digital software to provide the best sensitivity possible.
  • Free product testing and guaranteed sensitivity ensures best possible performance and helps eliminate unforeseen problems.
  • IP69K construction is standard for our ProScan line of metal detectors. These units are designed to withstand the harsh washdown conditions found in many food processing facilities.
  • Conveyor, pipeline and gravity drop systems available.
  • Rugged steel (or optional stainless steel) construction for our SurroundScan line of metal detectors protects these units from heavy impact and the harsh environments common in mining and aggregate applications.


Contact us today at 414-672-0553 and let us start working on your metal detection solution.




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A Sister Company of Dings Magnetics