There are many different types of Tow Behind Magnetic Sweepers on the market however very few of them comply with United States Military “MIL-Specs” (informally) or “Military Specifications”. “MIL-Specs” are a military standard in use to help achieve standardiaztion objectives as established by the U.S. Department of Defense. These standards ensure products meet certain requirements, reliability, total cost of ownership and compatibility with logistics systems and similar defense-related objectives.
Shields Company Tow Behind Magnetic Sweepers comply with U.S. Government MIL-Spec-29174B and are offered in a variety of sizes and two specific models, the MKS 4000 and the MKS 5000. The MKS 4000 Tow Behind Magnetic Sweeper is designed to be used along flightlilnes, runways and airfields and is primarily to be used on smooth concrete/pavement and smooth surfaces. This Tow Behind Magnet is ideal for F.O.D. Removal (Foreign Object Debris) and has tremendous ease of operation. The second model is the MKS 5000 Tow Behind Magnetic Sweeper. This tow behind magnet is designed to be used not only on smooth surfaces but also on rough, uneven, broken terrain. The MKS 5000 is equally effective at removing all types of F.O.D. from all surfaces. These tow behind magnets are in use in both the public and private sectors among industries ranging from Government/Aviation to Waste Management and Construction. Both tow behind sweepers are manufactured using only state-of-the-art materials and all comply with U.S. Govt MIL-Specs as noted.
Purchasing a Tow Behind Magnetic Sweeper which complies with MIL-Specs insures a superior quality product, a proven design and a reputable manufacturer.