It is used at entrances of airports, government offices, shopping malls or security threats are present and where baggage control is mandatory.
X-ray machines can separate images in organic, inorganic and mixed form.
Atomic numbers 1 to 10 are called organic compounds and are indicated in orange.
Examples of organic compounds:
Paper, textile products, wood and water
Those whose atomic number is greater than 18 are expressed in inorganic and indicated in blue.
Examples of inorganic substances are:
Titanium, chromium, iron, steel, tin, lead, copper, silver and gold.
Those with an atomic number between 10 and 18 are called mixtures and appear in green