Smiths Detection’s high-speed explosives
detection scanner for hold baggage, HI-SCAN 10080EDX-2is, has
gained EU Explosive Detection Systems (EDS) Standard 2 approval
under a crucial new program.
Compliance under the new Common Evaluation
Program (CEP) for deployment in the EU means that strict image
quality and detection performance standards for automatic
evaluation have been met. Approval, mandatory for all EU members,
followed lengthy testing procedures under the auspices of ECAC
(European Civil Aviation Conference).
Stephen Phipson, CBE, President of Smiths
Detection, said, “Our advanced scanners for hold baggage provide
both detection and throughput capabilities that meet stringent
international security requirements and allow easy integration
into baggage-handling systems. The latest approvals underline our
HI-SCAN 10080 EDX-2is joins Smiths Detection’s
HI-SCAN 10080 EDtS on the list of hold baggage screeners to have
achieved EDS Standard 2 in accordance with the CEP.
10080 EDX-2is represents the latest advances in
hold baggage screening in a compact system layout. The dual view
capacity allows the operator effectively to ‘look behind’ objects
in the baggage resulting in far fewer rejected bags that require
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