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Letterbomb security x-ray for mailrooms and couriers

AXIS™-CXi is a cabinet based x-ray system for screening mail, parcels and small baggage for potentially harmful items and contraband.Letterbomb security x-ray is vital in our increasingly dangerous world.  Post and delivery services are an easy route for terrorists.  Not to mention the growing number of hoaxers, campaigners and disgruntled employees. 

Our systems comply with PAS 97:2021.

Packages of explosive and incendiary devices are as easy to post as a parcel.  Letters and packets can hold sharps, blades, offensive materials or hazardous “White Powders.”

Fortunately, chemicals, biological threats, drugs and explosives can be detected with Letterbomb security x-ray equipment. 

Our security screening technology offers the tools to help safeguard your business.  It quickly allows hoaxes to be differentiated from real threats threat. This helps reduce disruption and reduces stress on staff.

Our X-ray screening technology can identify the following threats:

  • Malicious mail
  • Explosives
  • Weapons
  • Power sources/triggers for IEDs
  • Chemical and biological threats
  • Powders and liquids
  • Contraband, including drugs
  • Sharp/hazardous items

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For the Wikipedia article on Letter Bombs please click here

Types Of Mail Threats

Dangerous mail falls into four main categories: explosive, chemical, biological and hoax.  All of them can be identified with our x-ray mail systems.

Letter bomb detector with materials differentiation

Letter bomb detector with materials differentiation

Explosive mail threats are detonated by opening the letter bomb.

Chemical or biological threats are known as “White powder” threats.” They can kill, maim or cause serious injury using toxic or poisonous chemicals. Detection requires advanced organic/ inorganic materials differentiation. 

Examples include:

  • Ricin
  • Nerve agents
  • Sarin
  • Smallpox
  • Botulinum
  • Anthrax.

Hoax mail threats must be treated as real until uncovered. The disruption they cause is similar to a real threat.

As well as identifying these threats our systems can spot threats items such as razor blades, knives, guns and other weapons. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of mailrooms, lobbies and goods inward areas.

The main types of X-ray mail security systems are cabinet and conveyor.  Which you need depends on the volume of mail.

AXIS™-CXi cabinet systems

AXIS™-CXi is a cabinet-based system for x-ray mail screening.

It offers aviation standard materials discrimination. This allows it to distinguish genuine threats from hoaxes. Despite having a small footprint it offers a large inspection chamber and inspection screen.

The system provides unrivalled image resolution.  It is easy to use and is built around advanced image processing software.  It provides aviation standard materials discrimination and advanced powder detection as well as image storage, enhancement, and management functions.

Conveyor Systems

The 3DX-Ray AXIS™ conveyor system can check substantial quantities of mail.  Their powerful imaging and analysis tools are clear and easy to use.  They provide superb image quality and can differentiate between materials enabling rapid and accurate interpretation. They can also be used to check bags and bulky items.

AXIS™ systems provide:-

  • Enhanced threat detection
  • Precise information that simplifies decisions
  • Fast throughputvia a range of tunnel sizes
  • Ease of use
  • Single, batch or 100% screening
  • High quality images with materials discrimination
  • ‘Threat Image Projection’ (TiP) software which both reduces training time and optimises operator performance

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