Magnets for Airlines, Airports, and Flightlines

The products most used in terminal areas, flightlines, tarmacs, and runways are the Type ALT Magnetic Sweeper, Type A.R. Auto-Release Magnetic Sweeper and MKS4000 and MKS5000 Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweepers.

  • Reduce F.O.D. incidents by over 75%
  • Removes Metal from GROOVES and NICHES unreachable using any other FOD removal equipment/sweeping devices.
  • Eliminate possible injury to personnel
  • Save on costly engine damage and ground equipment repairs

The Type ALT Magnetic Sweeper and A.R. Auto-Release Magnetic Sweepers attach to bag tugs, belt loaders and all types of ground support equipment.  For runways and flightlines, the MKS4000 and MKS5000 Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweepers attach to the trailer hitch of flightline vehicles.

  • Attach quickly and easily; mounts on front of bag tugs and belt loaders
  • Type A.R. has Auto Release Feature For Easy Debris Removal
  • Available in 24”, 36”, 48” 60”, 72” and 84” sizes
  • Mounting Hardware Included-Ready to Mount!

MKS4000 Airfield / Runway Tow-Behind Magnetic Sweeper     

  • Originally developed for the U.S. Air Force, the MKS4000 meets and exceeds MIL Spec S-29174B
  • The fastest way to clean large areas quickly
  • Patented debris release system and waste pans
  • Semi-pneumatic tires and extreme durability
  • Several hitch options available

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FOD Magnets on an Aircraft Carrier

Airport Magnetic Sweeper