CTX Explosives Detection

Smiths Detection (formerly Morpho Detection) next-generation TSA-certified baggage screening for guaranteed threat detection.

Smiths Detection’s CTX EDS range is based on advanced Computed Tomography (CT) and is certified by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

With close to 2,000 CTX EDS units across the globe, Smiths Detection is the world’s leading manufacturer of automated EDS for luggage screening.


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CTX 5800™

The CTX 5800 is a state-of-the-art Explosives Detection System (EDS) that combines advanced high-definition 3D imaging (HD3D) baggage screening with a compact footprint to meet the security needs of the airports of today and tomorrow.

The CTX 5800 uses innovative Data Acquisition System (DAS), to generate HD3D images of baggage contents down to the smallest details and precise algorithmic calculations, providing an increased ability to identify threats, reduced false alarm rates and lower operational costs.

The CTX 5800 is reduced footprint and high throughput of over 400 bags per hour allows it to be operated with ease in most lobbies and relatively confined spaces. This means airports, government buildings and other sensitive sites can take advantage of the enhanced security provided by CT-based explosives detection without having to allocate additional – and often precious – space.

The CTX 5800 can fully integrate with airports’ Baggage Handling System (BHS), and dynamic screening allows it to change inspection mode automatically on a bag-by-bag basis as directed by the BHS, as well as increase throughput and decrease screen time without having to use additional handheld devices to screen baggage.

Despite its compact size, simple extensions allow the CTX 5800 to handle virtually any luggage item, from oversized suitcases and skis to golf bags and surfboards. Its standard configuration can accept luggage up to 2.4m long and the unit can be configured to handle even larger bags.


CTX 9800 DSi™

The CTX 9800 Dsi is a state-of-the-art Explosives Detection System (EDS) that combines advanced high resolution 3D EDS baggage screening with high-throughput and ultimate performance.

The CTX 9800 DSi is the most advanced, high-resolution 3D EDS available on the market today.

Using the innovative Clarity Data Acquisition System, the CTX 9800 DSi generates unprecedented imaging for screening checked bags.

Utilizing flexible network architecture, the CTX 9800 DSi system can be collaboratively combined with other platforms such as X-ray Diffraction (XRD) for advanced alarm resolution capabilities, which can enhance the security of the combined system and minimize human operator intervention. The outcome is higher detection rates, lower false alarm rates and reduced operational costs.

Offering constant-width of one-meter conveyor belt and tunnel, intuitive and simplified user interface, multiplexing solutions and dynamic screening capable of automatic bag-by-bag detection mode selection via the Baggage Handling System (BHS) the CTX 9800 is the best solution for high capacity airports.