Thermo Fisher Scientific announces that the IP69K extreme washdown rating is now a standard feature for its entire line of Thermo Scientific APEX metal detectors. The IP69K rating gives APEX users added confidence by providing a dust-tight system that can be cleaned with water at temperatures up to 80°C and 1,450 lb per sq in. For customers seeking long term washdown assurance, a 5-year total water ingress warrantee is available. All APEX owners may also receive a certified IP69K test report upon request. All systems are designed around the APEX metal detector platform, delivering excellent sensitivity, total stability and automatic performance verification via the patented AuditCheck feature. Phone (800) 227-8891;