The B-SCAN series helps to reduce the smuggling of drugs, weapons, mobile phones and other contraband.
It is available in four models, to support both general and limited-use applications, in accordance with ANSI N43.17 2009 guidelines.
General-use refers to screening systems that use extremely low X-ray dose rates to screen a person. The dose rate is so low that there is, in effect, no need to monitor the number of screenings an individual can have in a year.
Limited use refers to screening systems that use a higher dose rate per scan to provide superior images. The use of these systems must be controlled and the annual scan count for a given person is limited. Scan and Image Management (SIM) software is used to fully log and control the use of the system so that any individual receives only the appropriate number of scans.
Because B-SCAN uses fixed sensor components, it is a reliable and easy-to-maintain system, with low costs of ownership over its lifetime.
There are currently several hundred B-SCAN systems in use around the world in a variety of applications, such as prisons, airports and customs checkpoints. Other applications include mines and refineries, helping to reduce incidents of diamond, gem and precious-metal thefts by employees.
All models have been independently verified to meet the ANSI guidelines.