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Torfino Enterprises, Inc. is proud to introduce its newest metal detector model, the METAL-TEC HS-1500

Wake Forest - North Carolina, April 18, 2017

               Torfino Enterprises, Inc. is proud to introduce its newest

                          METAL-TEC® model, the METAL-TEC HS-1500.

The new METAL-TEC HS-1500 was designed to meet requirements of the US Military for applications ranging from Security to Forensics. The HS-1500's High Sensitivity can detect metal / weapons at a greater distance and can detect very small metal objects with very little metal mass. The HS-1500 silently alerts the operator to any metal object ranging from large guns to small Micro SIM / SD cards. The silent vibration gives the operator a Tactical Advantage during searches by not alerting the subject when a metal object has been found.

The most advanced handheld Metal Weapons Detector available!

METAL-TEC is the original silent vibrating metal weapons detector, currently being used by agencies worldwide including Law Enforcement, Government, Military, Corrections and Homeland Security. The METAL-TEC Factory Training Correspondence Course includes a training manual, training video and final exam. This course has been completed by over 3,500 Trainers Worldwide. Now you too can learn to detect and pinpoint metal objects using the METAL-TEC, then determine the object's Size, Shape and Threat Level based on observing the vibration pattern. Upon proper completion of this course you will receive a LIFETIME trainer's certification, and along with the course materials, you will be able to train other members of your agency.

We are so confident that you will find the METAL-TEC to be an invaluable tool, that we will give you 30 days to evaluate your new METAL-TEC. During this time, if for any reason you are not completely satisfied, return the METAL-TEC for a refund of the purchase price.

The METAL-TEC HS-1500 can assist in locating with pinpoint accuracy, metal objects which may have been otherwise overlooked. The METAL-TEC HS-1500 requires only one hand for operation, it can be held between the fore finger and the thumb freeing up the other fingers during a search or frisking of the subject. The METAL-TEC HS-1500 can find a metal object, and pinpoint its location without the need for a constant sweeping motion. There is no adjustment necessary on the unit, sensitivity is factory preset and automatically compensates for temperature changes which may affect sensitivity.

Another feature of the METAL-TEC HS-1500 allows the 9 volt battery to be inserted in either direction (non polarity sensitive) making battery replacement in the field easy and uncomplicated. METAL-TEC HS-1500 also includes a low battery indicator which was designed to notify the user that the battery has been depleted to a level which no longer meets operating specifications. The low battery indicator causes the unit to constantly vibrate as soon as the power is turned on, which notifies the user to replace the battery. This feature removes the possibility of the unit being used with a weak battery which may give incorrect detection results. The heavy duty Polypropylene holster contains a metal snap, to allow easy removal of the holster from the duty belt. The snap also serves as a test feature to indicate proper operation of the METAL-TEC HS-1500 when removed from the holster, if the unit continues to vibrate, this indicates a low battery condition. If the unit is left on when it is returned to the holster, METAL-TEC HS-1500 will start to vibrate in the holster to remind you to turn it off.

METAL-TEC HS-1500 includes a heavy duty Polypropylene holster and vehicle mounting kit. Using the self adhesive Velcro® mounting kit, allows the METAL-TEC HS-1500 to be mounted to the prisoner cage, door panel, windows, organizers, radio console, or any smooth surface in the vehicle or building. This allows the officer to switch between carrying it on the belt or vehicle mounting for easy access. METAL-TEC HS-1500 is manufactured in the United States of America.

• Water Resistant Housing Made of High Impact ABS Plastic
• Can withstand 6,800 Pounds Per Square Inch
• Detects all Metals (both ferrous & nonferrous)
• Non-slip Vinyl Rubber Grip
• Simple Operation, No Adjustment Needed, Push On/Off Button Concealed In The Grip
• Approximately 2,000 Searches with One 9 Volt Alkaline Battery (Included)
• Includes; Heavy Duty Black Polypropylene Belt Holster, Vehicle Mounting Kit, one 9V Battery and    user Manual
• Engineered & Assembled in the USA and includes a Three Year Manufacture's Warranty (USA only)
• FCC Approved / Protected by US Patents No. 5,959,451 & Design Patent No. D410,399
• METAL-TEC® is a Registered Trademark of Torfino Enterprises, Inc.

Technical Specifications:
Detection: Triaxial Detection field, uniformly detects ferrous & nonferrous metals inches away, in all directions regardless of the position relative to the subject
Dimensions: L = 7.9” (20.0 cm) W = 1.75” (4.5 cm) H =1.30” (3.3 cm)
Weight: 8.8 ounces (249.4 grams)


Torfino Enterprises, Inc.
1-800-TORFINO (867-3466) or 561-790-0111