Sentry Portal

High-throughput, High-energy X-ray Inspection System

The Sentry® Portal system offers high throughput and high quality imaging in a compact footprint, making it ideal for inspecting cargo containers, tankers, and large vehicles at busy ports, border crossings, and checkpoints. The system ensures safe drive-through operation with robust technology to avoid scanning the cab and driver.


Sentry Portal delivers unsurpassed image quality with penetration up to 300 mm of steel.


  • Compact high-energy, high-throughput drive-through system
  • Scans containers at a rate of up to 200 trucks per hour
  • Utilizes high-energy transmission X-ray technology capable of penetrating up to 300 mm (11.8 in) of steel
  • Detects hidden threats and contraband in cargo containers, tankers, and large vehicles
  • Advanced container-locating subsystem begins imaging after the cab has passed to avoid scanning the driver
  • Compact footprint and low radiation dose allows for installation in areas with space constraints