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IQ3X Rectangular Head

The IQ3X Metal Detector Search Head is designed to inspect products for metal contaminants in the food and packaging Industries.

The system offers a Dual-Line keypad display for simple operation and the Auto-Learn feature, saving time by easing product set-up.

The IQ3X offers optimized mechanics to deliver performance improvements for even difficult to handle metalized film by using variable-frequency detection (31 to 517 KHz).

Variable Frequency Provides the Best Detection Levels
The IQ3X is built on the foundation of Loma’s revolutionary Variable Frequency technology that allows detection levels to be optimised around a wide range of differing product conditions, including whether they are wet or dry.

Auto Learn Provides Simple and Fast Set-up
Enter the product details, initiate a learn and the IQ3X is automatically set-up and ready to inspect for contaminants. Fast, simple and accurate.

Simple and Fast Operation with the Keypad Interface
Featuring a dual-line display, the keypad provides quick and easy access to all necessary functions and status indicators

Ideal for these products

Downloads for the IQ3X Rectangular Head

IQ3x Metal Detection Head

Additional Features

  • Supplied with reject signal output
  • Made with 304 stainless steel


Material of Construction: 304 Brushed stainless steel
True Variable Frequency: 31 to 517 KHz
Supply Voltages: 100 to 240 V, single phase 50/60 Hz, neutral & Earth
Power Consumption: 20 VA
Temperature Range: -10 to +40 °C (14 to 104 °F)
Humidity: 0 to 95% Relative Humidity (Non-condensing)
IP Rating: IP66
PVS Enabled: No
Fail-safe Capability: Product Registration, Reject Confirmation and Bin Full Sensors Only
Communications Capability: Serial Communications (RS422) , Optional Lantronix Serial to Ethernet converter (Both compatible with Loma ENet.)

Note: Both above are compatible with Loma ENet only. There is no USB or TRACS capability