Smiths Detection
has won an order to deliver an undisclosed number of its high-speed
Explosives Detection System (EDS) to an air freight parcel sorting facility in Europe and
the United Kingdom.

Smiths Detection designed a large,
protected tunnel system without lead curtains to allow secure and
uninterrupted screening, important for the high-speed shipment of
low weight parcels.

Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 10080 XCT. Click to enlarge.

 The HI-SCAN 10080 XCT is the next generation,
high-speed EDS, which uses certified and approved algorithms (ECAC
Standard 3, TSA and others) to scan packages, cargo and parcels
for explosives.

It utilizes a dual-energy advanced security
X-ray and 3D volumetric Computed Tomography (CT) for enhanced
imaging. The units are also capable of detecting other goods that
are of interest to cargo shipment companies, customs, police and
other authorities.

International air freight companies rely on
these systems, which they deploy to various sorting locations
around the world, to meet growing delivery and security demands.

Shan Hood, President of SDI, said, “Smiths Detection partners
with global air freight companies, providing reliable,
high-throughput scanning technologies for the safe transit of
packages. The HI-SCAN 10080 XCT’s exceptional capabilities,
combined with Smiths Detection’s globally-recognized support team,
will ensure that our customers continue to be positioned for

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