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Magnetic Sweeper Usage vs. Equipment/Engine Incidents

US Air Force FOD Improvements

As seen on the chart , using data compiled by the United States Air Force, incidents from “FOD” or “Foreign Object Debris” inversely decline nearly 1000% when using magnetic sweepers along flightlines and aircraft traffic areas. This chart shows the ratio of FOD incidents per 100k flight hours when using magnetic sweepers.
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FOD Magnets and Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft carriers and flightlines go hand-in-hand.  The safety of both on-deck personnel and the pilots is of paramount importance and one of the key methods of debris clean-up on a flightline is with FOD Magnets and  Magnetic Brooms.

When a jet engine is idling, it is sucking in over 23,000 lbs of inbound “thrust”.  One small stray […]

Can a Magnetic Sweeper Ship by Air?

We get calls daily from customers asking if it’s possible to ship a magnetic sweeper by air. Many people and companies believe it is not allowable to ship a magnetic sweeper by air and this is actually not the case.  It is legal and possible to ship a magnetic sweeper via air simply by “deadening” the magnet […]