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Old 08-10-2009, 09:16 AM
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Titanium is an inert, nonmagnetic, metal. It should not cause and alarm to go off.
Newer model detectors can detect both ferrous and non-ferrous metals. It probably depends on the amount of shielding provided by skin and tissue. Plus, I doubt all ports or airports have the latest equipment - with ports probably being well behind the curve.

I may be wrong, but aren't joint replacements not solely pure titanium but include titanium alloys and other metals?