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5056124 Method of and apparatus for examining objects in containers in non-destructive manner  
Method and apparatus for enabling fluid material contained in a package to be examined in a non-destructive manner to see whether there is any unacceptable alteration in the material. This...
5044002 Baggage inspection and the like  
Apparatus for inspecting baggage moved relative to an x-ray beam. The apparatus causes a beam of x-rays to pass through a reference in the course of exposure and detects the presence of the...
5040200 Gamma-gamma resonance in activation analysis, and particularly, its application to detection of nitrogen based explosives in luggage  
The invention relates to an apparatus and method for detecting the presence of an element of interest within an object. The object is positioned where a beam gamma rays of the required energy are...
5007072 X-ray diffraction inspection system  
An inspection system for detecting the presence of selected crystalline materials, such as explosives or drugs, utilizing an x-ray source and a collimated array of detectors to sense radiation...
4980901 Apparatus for and methods of detecting common explosive materials  
A beam of energy in a first form, such as electrons, is provided in a first direction. The beam may be pulsed or continuous. The beam is intercepted by a member, such as a converter target, to...
4941162 Method and system for detection of nitrogenous explosives by using nuclear resonance absorption  
A method for the detection of a nitrogenous explosive material in an object is provided which makes use of nuclear resonance absorption. The object to be tested is placed between a 9.17 MeV γ-rays...
4920550 X-ray particle size analyzer  
An x-ray sedimentation particle size analyzer in which data is taken only at particular positions along the sedimentation cell, and each such position is individually calibrated. Presentation of...
4884289 X-ray scanner for detecting plastic articles  
An x-ray scanner for detecting plastic articles has an x-ray source which generates a fan-shaped x-ray beam through which an article to be examined is moved. A primary radiation detector array is...
4879734 Inspection apparatus and method using X-rays  
An X-ray inspection apparatus and method allow inspection of the contents of containers moving rapidly past an inspection station. The system includes an X-ray source pulsed by power line voltage,...
4879735 Baggage inspection conveyor baffle and method  
An improved X-ray baggage inspection device having an input port with a baffle pivotally suspended from an upper edge to substantially occlude an upper selected region of the input port, leaving...
4870670 X-ray scanner with secondary radiation detector  
An article inspection system has separate detectors for primary radiation and scattered radiation which are generated by an article upon being irradiated with X-radiation. The scattered radiation...
4864142 Method and apparatus for the noninvasive interrogation of objects  
Neutron elastic scatter resonance is employed for the noninvasive interrogation of objects as for example to detect explosives and narcotics in closed containers. A resonant scattering spectrum of...
4841554 X-ray scanner for inspecting articles moving therethrough  
An x-ray scanner for inspecting articles moving therethrough, such as on a conveyor, has a frame on which an x-ray source, a collimator for the x-ray beam, and a radiation detector are mounted....
4817121 Apparatus for checking baggage with x-rays  
An apparatus for checking baggage with X-rays utilizing an X-ray source for irradiating X-rays toward an object to be checked on a conveyor with a fan-shaped beam, an X-ray detector including a...
4791655 Method and apparatus for the inspection of contents of packaged products  
There is disclosed an apparatus and method for inspecting the contents, such as food, of a package, particularly a light-opaque package, for degradation or the degree of degradation by means of...
4788704 X-ray scanner & detector signal processing system  
An X-ray device for scanning objects moving on a conveyor path and for processing the detector signals acquired by the scan has a comparator for identifying faulty signals, the comparator being in...
4783794 Baggage inspection system  
A baggage inspection system has a conveyor path disposed between an X-ray source, which genertes an X-ray beam, and a radiation detector for detecting radiation passing through articles on the...
4769830 Apparatus and method for measuring bulk density of solid particles  
An apparatus and method for measuring bulk density of solid particles. The apparatus is capable of simultaneously rotating and axially advancing a container containing a sample of solid particles...
4769701 Stereo X-ray installation  
An x-ray apparatus for generating an image of an examination subject, including an image pattern of an instrument, for the purpose of guiding the instrument, includes dual x-ray sources and a...
4759047 Baggage inspection system  
A baggage inspection system has a conveying path for moving articles to be inspected through an x-ray beam. The conveyor path is disposed between an x-ray source for generating the beam and a...
4756866 Nitrogen detection  
A method and apparatus for detecting concentrations of nitrogen between 20% and 30% by weight such as is common in explosives is disclosed. A microtron having an output electron beam at a level...
4756015 X-ray scanner  
An x-ray scanner generates a fan-shaped x-ray beam through which an object to be inspected is moved and a detector line which generates signals corresponding to the radiation attenuated by the...
4722096 Apparatus for transradiating objects on a conveyor path  
An apparatus for transradiating an object moving on a conveyor path has a radiation generator for generating at least one fan-shaped radiation beam directed at the object and disposed...
4710946 Method and apparatus for X-ray video fluoroscopic analysis of rock samples  
Method and apparatus involving the use of an X-ray video fluoroscope for nondestructive analysis of rock samples, including core obtained during the drilling of wellbores through subterranean...
4667253 Optical line scanning imaging device  
Material which may be a document or picture of which an image is to be produced or transmission, as in a facsimile device, is driven by pinch rollers means of past a light source in a controlled,...
4644578 Detection arrangements for X-ray security systems  
The present invention provides an improvement to a digital system for reading out image information of items passing on a conveyor belt through an X-ray fan-beam. The improvement involves an...
4599740 Radiographic examination system  
A radiographic examination system for performing X-ray examination of large items such as International container units is formed as an installation comprising housings for one or a plurality of...
4566113 Method and apparatus for examining the content of containers  
Method for examining the content of containers, which includes weighing the container, comparing the weight of the container with a total weight derived from the net weight of a given load and the...
4539648 Detection of agricultural contraband in baggage  
A radiant energy imaging system for selectively enhancing the image of objects having circular cross section to distinguish them from the image of objects having rectangular cross section, such...
4530006 Intrinsic object sensing in a digital fan beam X-ray inspection system  
The present invention provides a digital system including circuitry for imaging items passing on a conveyor belt through an X-ray fan beam. The circuitry of the present invention enables detection...
4454605 Modular X-ray inspection apparatus  
X-ray apparatus is provided for the inspection of mail, parcels, baggage, and the like, for contraband materials by direct view fluoroscopy. The apparatus is of modular design, in that, it...
4430568 Container inspection system  
A package inspection system is used for automatic inspection of a different content or identification of a content in a package such as a container especially a large container in unloading from a...
4392237 Scanning x-ray inspection system  
An x-ray fan beam is caused to impinge upon an object, such as airport luggage or jars of food, as the object moves translationally through the fan beam; after passage through the object, the...
4379481 X-Ray apparatus and closure mechanism therefor  
An apparatus for inspecting various articles in connection with the present invention comprises a structure for operating a retractable door which includes a shaft member, a flexible door member...
4379348 X-Ray security screening system having magnification  
The present invention involves an optical magnification system for viewing magnified portions of articles being inspected in X-ray examination systems. A combination of a full screen lens and at...
4366382 X-Ray line scan system for use in baggage inspection  
A baggage system which employs a fan-shaped x-ray beam which scans baggage on a conveyor belt and produces images of the contents of the baggage on a video monitor. The output of an x-ray source...
4363965 Detection and identification method employing mossbauer isotopes  
A detection/identification method for determining the presence of a Mossbauer isotope-containing taggant in a carrier material, e.g., explosives, weapons, currency, tax stamps, or identification...
4357535 Apparatus for inspecting hand-held articles and persons carrying same  
An inspection system is provided to simultaneously X-ray inspect hand carried articles and provide metal detection of the person of the carrier. These different inspections are independent, and...
4297580 X-ray optical system for article inspection, with components disposed on parallel axes  
An X-ray optical system for examining articles, comprising a source of X-rays directed in a generally downward first direction, fluorescent screen means for converting the X-rays to a light image,...
4239969 Article inspection apparatus with protective chamber having article-loading facility  
An article inspection apparatus comprising chamber defining means that are substantially impermeable to x-rays. The chamber defining means comprise a first portion comprising entry and exit...
4216499 Inspection system for baggage  
A baggage inspection system utilizing fluoroscopy of baggage pieces and the like, employing an X-Ray flash unit, a television pick-up unit for scanning the X-Ray image, storage of the television...
4210811 Drive for moveable shield in luggage screening apparatus  
An apparatus for inspecting or screening articles, such as closed luggage and parcels, having a moveable shield to enclose selectively a monitoring duct area in which the articles are placed for...
4163991 Arrangement for examining objects  
An arrangement for detecting foreign objects in products. The products are X-rayed to produce a quantized raster scanned signal. The samples thus obtained for each line are combined with the bit...
4139771 Device for examining luggage by means of X-rays  
A luggage inspection apparatus utilizing fluoroscopic examination in conjunction with an X-ray generator, with the fluoroscopic picture being received by a TV camera, the video signals of which...
4137567 System for passenger and luggage processing at commercial airports  
A system for processing passengers and their luggage at civil airports including a passenger processing counter for verifying airline tickets and confirming passenger identity, equipment for...
4064440 X-ray or gamma-ray examination device for moving objects  
This apparatus obtains information about the interior of optically opaque objects rectilinearly translated therethrough. This apparatus assures the conformity of objects to predetermined...
4047035 Baggage inspection device  
A baggage inspection apparatus utilizing an X-ray generator for fluoroscopic examination of luggage and the like in which an X-ray detector is disposed in the beam path of the X-ray generator,...
4031545 Radiant energy alarm system  
An X-ray inspection system includes a circuit that responds to a high level of opacity for more than a predetermined time interval by providing an alarm signal to alert the inspector of the...
4020346 X-ray inspection device and method  
Security inspection apparatus designed for the safe, efficient and rapid inspection of products to detect the presence of objectionable X-ray detectable items. The apparatus comprises a source of...
3980889 Article transfer and inspection apparatus  
An article transfer and inspection apparatus comprising chamber-defining means, substantially impermeable to x-rays; and x-ray source for directing x-rays to a first portion of said chamber; feed...