Apple Watch residue sets off full body scanner

Old Jun 23, 19, 11:36 pm
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Apple Watch residue sets off full body scanner

I have an Apple Watch series 1, i.e. the original. It's hit-or-miss on triggering the security detectors, so I usually just take it off and send it through the x-ray.

Last week at London Luton, something strange happened. I went through the full body scanner and my left wrist set off the yellow box "possible threat" -- exactly where my watch is worn. This wasn't a rolled up sleeve, as my arms were otherwise bare (short sleeves).

Anyone ever hear of an Apple Watch's residue setting off the alarm like this?
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Old Jun 24, 19, 11:07 am
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Not saying it wasn't residue of some kind but I have had alarms on bare skin more than once. Don't know if it is moisture, slight movement, or something else. Try to replicate this on your next screening.
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Old Jun 24, 19, 11:37 am
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It's moisture. That's one of the primary things the full body scanners alarm on.
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