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Security X ray Machine Contains Radiation but Is N
Security X ray Machine Contains Radiation but Is N

Some security guide machines frequently seen at public involve in x rays. Such security X ray machines includes cabinet x ray systems, computerized tomography machine which is also called CT, and x ray or electron-beam machine. The hand held x ray security metal scanner which detects whether or not you have carried any metals with you is not included, as it doesn't involve in x rays and is radiation free. Basically, such security X ray machines are generally under government's control. Do such security screening system contain radiation?

Cabinet x-ray system is one of the important kinds of baggage scanners, and it is widely used at airports or train stations. We can always see such kind of security X ray machines at the entrance of the airports. If it does not come up to your mind, just think of the cabinet that you are required to put all your baggage on. The machine that checks your baggage is cabinet x ray system. We can also see such kind of security X ray machines at the entrance to some government agencies or courthouses.

Cabinet x ray system uses continuous but low energy x ray beam, which means that radiation producing is very low. According to the related surveys, most of the items will absorb 1/10 millstream radiation when they go through the cabinet x ray system for one time. For comparison, we would love to tell you that we suffer a total of one millstream natural background radiation each day, nine times higher than that of the cabinet x ray system. In conclusion, such kind of security X ray machines will not be harmful to human beings. To your surprise, it will not be harmful enough to endanger your skin, your carrying box of milk, your low speed camera (lower than 1000), your food eaten before, or food you might eat later.

In addition, such kind of security baggage x ray is often shielded completely, therefore there is no need to worry about the radiation hazard for those who need to work near such kind of security X ray machines ten hours a day. Apparently, you don't have to worry about radiation damage when you walk past the cabinet x ray system.

Another kind of security X ray machines is called computerized tomography machine, usually known as CT, is the security guarantee machine which is widely used at airports too. Such kind of security X ray machines can scan your luggage and check whether you have carried any illegal things with you or not. Sometimes this security X ray machines is to scan the coming cargo for the planes or the ships to make sure they can safely land or sail. For your information, such kind of security x-ray baggage scanners produce just about the same or even less amount of radiation of the cabinet x ray system. Therefore, it is just as safe as that kind of security X ray machines mentioned above.

There is no need for you to worry about radiation damage, you can arbitrarily stand by or walk past the security X ray machines without any concern, eat or drink food in your baggage which have already been checked before. Nothing is going to draw your attention.