Baggage Scanner


Feature Highlights

  • High reliability
  • Best in class image quality
  • Easy to operate
  • Future proof electronics and software

HI-SCAN 6040C is designed to detect prohibited items and threats by screening bags and packages at security checkpoints. It is ideally suited for public buildings such as prisons, courthouses, embassies, banks environment. and hotels, where its contemporary design and small footprint fit well into any entrance

HI-SCAN 6040C is the result of Smiths Detection’s preeminence in X-ray technology: more than 40 years of experience in delivering engineering excellence to meet the highest security standards with proven product reliability.

HI-SCAN 6040C is equipped with a 160kV generato, known for producing high quality X-ray images to make it easy for operators to identify potential threats quickly, while minimizing misinterpretations. New smart image display features such as Organic Only Plus, Organic Stripping Plus and Organic Enhancement give outstanding discrimination between organic and inorganic materials on screen useful for reliable and rapid detection of threat items such as explosive devices, drugs, food or money.

Additionally, a new Optimized Background Contrast function significantly enhances the recognisability of objects.

Smart system monitoring features such as Power-on Self-Test during start-up and specific diagnosis tools such as Real-time Background Diagnosis and Real-time System Feedback, during operation, provide instant information about the system’s status and ensure easy operation. These features support the operator or technician by providing critical system diagnostics, helping to expedite maintenance and service.

The new HiTraX 3 electronics and software provide a reliable platform for future upgrades to meet changing security requirements.

HI-SCAN 6040C can easily be used in combination with other security technologies from Smiths Detection, including people screening and trace detection of narcotics or explosives.

HI-SCAN 6040C is backed by Smiths Detection’s global service network of field service locations and engineers to ensure optimum system performance 24/7/365 days a year.

Technical Data HI-SCAN 6040C

Baggage Scanner

Tunnel dimensions

620 (WI x 420 (H] [mm] © 24.4” (WI x 16.5” (H]

Max. object size

615 (W) x 410 (H) [mm] © 24.2” (W) x 16.1” (H]

Conveyor height "

approx. 800 mm (31.5)

Conveyor speed with 50 Hz / 60 Hz mains frequency

standard: 0.2/0.24 [m/s]

Max. conveyor load even distributed over the whole conveyor


Resolution (wire detectability)

standard: 39 AWG (0.09 mm Cul « typical: 40 AWG (0.08 mm Cu)

Pentration (steel)

standard: 35 mm » typical: 37 mm

External dose

<1.0 pSv/h (0.1 mrem)

Film safety

guaranteed up to ISO 1600 (33 DIN]

Duty cycle

100 %, no warm-up procedure required

X-ray Generator

Anode voltage * cooling

160 kV cp * hermetically sealed oil bath

Beam direction


Image Generating System

X-ray converter

L-shaped detector line

Grey levels stored


Image presentation

B/W, color

Digital video memory

1280 x 1024 / 24 bit

Image evaluation functions

VARI-MAT, 0? Pts, OSPtUS, HIGH, Organic Enhancement, HI-SPOT, SEN, XPlore, HDA, Opti-Zoom


Flat Panel LCD Monitor

Additional Features


display of date/time, software counters for: objects, alarms, operating hours, X-ray On hours, user ID-number,
luggage marking system (acoustic), display of operating mode, REVIEW-feature of last 8 images, programmable
priority keys, standard network interface, Automatic return mode, USB 3.0 interface, Printer support, IMS (Image
Store System - stores up to 20,000 images), Two Interlock switches

System Diagnostics Features

Power-on Self-Test (POST), Real-time Background Diagnosis (RBD), Real-time System Feedback (RSF)


X-ACT, HI-TIP, SD Training Software,Extended Image Storage of 500,000 images [HDD], Full Reverse Mode


Keyboard Holder, Passive In-/Output Roller conveyors, 23” Monitor, Tunnel extensions, Monitor Theft Protection,
Mobile Heavy Duty Rollers, Various Test Bags and Cases

Installation Data

X-ray leakage

meets all applicable laws and regulations with respect to X-ray emitting devices

CE labelling/directives

in compliance with directives 2004/108/EC, 2006/42/EC, 2006/95/EC

Sound pressure

< 65 dBl(A)

Operating-/storage temperature

0° - 40°C / -20°C - +60°C


5% - 95% (not condensing]

Power supply

220 - 240 VAC -15% / +10% © 50 Hz / 60 Hz + 3 Hz
110 - 120 VAC -15% / +10% © 50 Hz / 60 Hz + 3 Hz

Power consumption

approx. 0.8 kVA

Protection class system/keyboard

IP 20/1P 43

Dimensions * weight “

2004 (L} x 850 (W] x 1395 (H) [mm] » approx. 460 kg
78.9" (L) x 33.5" (W) x 54.91" (H]) © approx. 1014 lbs

Mechanical construction

steel construction with steel panels, mounted on roller castors
standard color{s): Silver matt /RAL BL11/W1 F12