Metal Detector Search Coil Shapes

Metal Detector Search Coil Shapes

in Serious Detecting Blog

The most common coil shapes are the conventional solid Round coils, the Elliptical shaped coils and the Open-web coils. The main reason for the change in shape is to conform to a physical requirement, i.e. the elliptical coil can be pushed around bushes or between stony country easier than round coils. Open-web coils help cut through water when detecting in water and are lighter for their size. Conventional round coils are often more stable, higher performing, and are particularly popular when gold prospecting.


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