There has been an incredible demand for Metal Detectors and their accessory coils over the past 12 months which has now seen the introduction of COUNTERFEIT products to the market.
This has meant that people wanting to use genuine products have been fooled into a purchase of counterfeit products which are poor performing and have no real worth. These counterfeit products are now very similar cosmetically but have very poor performance abilities and will not last or provide customer satisfaction.
Counterfeit COILTEK MANUFACTURING products are now in the market and have been sold via the black/grey market dealers, websites or individuals who are looking to make a quick sale.
You can register your authentic coil at:
These two Coiltek branded metal detector coils look very similar.
The coil on the right is a counterfeit.
A recent change by Coiltek is the addition of "COILTEK" every 170mm among the matt black cable. This is a recent change and should not be used solely to identify a counterfeit product.
The background of the authentic Coiltek coil is a silver/white color.
The counterfeit coil label (below) is white.
The background of the counterfeit Coiltek coil is white. The lettering is slightly thicker than the authentic coil.
The coiled strain relief on the authentic Coiltek is gloss black and has silicone applied to the screw section.
The coiled strain relief on the counterfeit Coiltek has a matt black finish. The authentic product has a gloss black finish. section.
The labels on the authentic and counterfeit product are very similar. The font style is slightly different on the counterfeit.
The counterfeit product may also have the same serial number on many products. Register your product with Coiltek.