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Re: Metal traces in PVC pipe?

Original poster: FIFTYGUY@xxxxxxx In a message dated 7/3/06 12:08:47 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla@xxxxxxxxxx writes:

> Itwould not be difficult to make a heater coil that can encircle a coil form up
>to say, six to eight inches in diameter.  One would slowly move the
>pvc pipe down through the induction coil.  Any bits of metal or other
>debris that reacts with the RF field should create tiny local hot
>spots that would melt or otherwise show themselves.

Wouldn't it be simpler to just buy/build a typical inductive metal detector? Lower power, and non-destructive testing?

-Phil LaBudde