Smiths Detection2014-03-25 12:10:40

Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040-2is gains certification for Liquid Explosives Detection

Image of Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040-2isWiesbaden, 24 March 2014- Smiths Detection announces today that its HI-SCAN 6040-2is advanced baggage X-ray scanner has been approved by the European Civil Aviation Conference according to EU Standard 2 Type C, under the requirements for Liquid Explosive Detection Systems (LEDS).

HI-SCAN 6040-2is is an advanced dual-view X-ray inspection system for automatic explosives detection at security checkpoints where bags and personal belongings are screened. Its compact footprint combined with excellent image quality and outstanding X-ray penetration enhances the comprehensive range of Smiths Detection products and solutions for aviation checkpoints.

HI-SCAN 6040-2is is available in two resolutions as the scanner can be used in different operational areas. The standard resolution is well suited for critical infrastructure applications such as public buildings and hotels while the high resolution version is approved for the detection of liquids in hand luggage at airports in the EU.

Hans Zirwes,Vice President International Sales for Smiths Detection, said: "The HI-SCAN 6040-2is expands our broad product range for the detection of hazardous liquids in hand luggage. It has been well received and considerably strengthens our ability to provide tailored solutions for different customer requirements in the aviation market."

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