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Old 07-19-2008, 01:30 PM   #1
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I am leaving tomorrow at 8:30 to go to Austria for work puropses, my question is this, I have a titanium plate bolted to my femur, will the metal detector pick that up? I went to a court room and had to walk through one there and it did not go off. Are the ones at airports stronger? Any insite would be much appreciated...
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Old 07-19-2008, 03:15 PM   #2
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Simply tell the TAS people that you have a titanium plate in your foot before being screened. Also, if you have any medical record regarding the plate take it with you just in case they hassle you.

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Old 07-19-2008, 04:02 PM   #3
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Re: International Travel

I'm going to Thailand in 5 days. I don't have a metal plate but I figured it would be OK to mention this, given the thread title.
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