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Q & A: Trying to shield iron from the TSA?

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Most recent answer: 07/21/2012
Q:
if you wrap a peice of metal with silicon rubber can it pass thru a metal detector without being detected?
- rhieannon (age 14)
greenwood, arkansaw, usa
A:
Nope.  You can't shield metal from a metal detector with a rubber coating.  The electro-magnetic waves pass right through the silicon rubber and sense the metal.

LeeH

(published on 07/21/2012)

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