Smiths Detection Launches new Airport Dual-view X-ray System

Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040-2isSmiths Detection has launches a dual-view X-ray inspection system, the HI-SCAN 6040-2is, for automatic explosive detection at security checkpoints where bags and personal belongings are screened.  Smiths Detection says the new device has a compact footprint and weighs less than 850 kg, allowing easy installation into space restricted areas.  The HI-SCAN 6040-2is, is able to penetrate 35 mm of steel and is available in standard or high resolution, it is intended for deployment within airports, hotels, government buildings and other critical infrastructure applications.
Ian May, Senior Vice President Global Sales of Smiths Detection, said: “The HI-SCAN 6040-2is is set to cause a stir in the market.  The combination of a compact footprint and high quality features such as excellent image quality and outstanding penetration, offers an affordable and adaptable system ideal for the global markets.”
The HI-SCAN 6040-2is also offers different monitor options which can be placed on top or on a wheeled stand to provide remote operation away from the X-ray machine.