Implant Sciences Corporation, a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) solutions for aviation and security applications, today announced that it has shipped approximately $1 million of its QS-B220 desktop explosives and drugs trace detectors and its QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors.
A large portion of the sales, which were previously unannounced, were shipped to fulfill additional demand for aviation security in European nations. Over the past year, Implant Sciences has been selected by high profile airports across 14 EU nations and has deployed over 1,000 units to support ECAC regulations.
"Implant Sciences continues to perform as the market leader, selected time and again by the busiest airports in Europe. We are pleased by our ongoing success in this market and we look forward to continuing to deliver to these customers as we work to develop new solutions and product offerings to meet their critical security needs," stated Dr. Darryl Jones, Implant Sciences' Executive Vice President.
"The importance of having effective aviation security cannot be overstated. It is Implant Sciences' mission to support the safety of passengers as well as the employees of the airports, airlines, and retail stores within the airport," added Robert Liscouski, President of Implant Sciences.
About the QS-B220 Desktop Explosives Trace Detector
The QS-B220 uses Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) to rapidly detect and identify trace amounts of a wide variety of military, commercial, and homemade explosives. Featuring a radioactive material-free design, push-button maintenance and diagnostics, and a patented inCal™ internal automatic calibration system, the QS-B220 brings new levels of performance and convenience to desktop trace detection users with unsurpassed ease of use.
About the QS-H150 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector
The QS-H150 utilizes Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) technology, providing fast, accurate detection of trace amounts of a wide variety of military, commercial, and homemade explosives. Built with no radioactive materials and featuring a low-maintenance, self-calibrating, and self-clearing design, the QS-H150 provides very high levels of operational availability. The QS-H150 has been proven to perform well in a wide variety of temperatures and challenging environments, from humid jungles to dry, sand swept deserts.