Airport Walk-Through Metal Detectors

Costruzioni Elettroniche Industriali Automatismi

In response to the recent introduction of particularly stringent airport Security Standards for walk-through Metal Detectors, CEIA offers control equipment characterized by extremely high performance in terms of both detection capability and transit flow. This equipment is currently state of the art.

Company Profile

  • Enhanced Walk-Through Metal Detectors

    • Superior Detection and Throughput
    • Certified to the strictest Security Standards
    • Column and Panel versions
    • Unmatched Reliability & No Calibration and Maintenance required
    • Rapid Installation
    • Enterprise Class Performance at Entry Level Pricing

    Superior Detection

    • Capable of detecting the largest dynamic range of threat objects composed of magnetic, non-magnetic and mixed alloys
    • Certified to the Strictest Security Standards for weapons detection
    • 60 pinpointing zones with high resolution & precision: 20 Vertical; 3 Lateral
    • Met-Identity for Identification of Threat Composition. PMD2 Plus is the world’s first metal detector with Met-Identity technology. Now you know where, how much and what type of metal is being brought into the secure area

    Unmatched Throughput

    • Cutting edge discrimination technology allows personal effects to be ignored, creating rapid transit flow
    • The Sweep Scan 4D Detection System provides a uniform inspection field, allowing more personal effects to be ignored

    Advanced Alarm Indication

    • Four Multi-Zones Display Bars with each one programmable as Entry Stop/Go indication and/or Localization Lights
    • Flexible Acoustic Alarm Signaling System: 10 Continuous and Pulsed Tones; 34 Special Sounds
    • 10 Acoustic Intensity Levels programmable from 0 up to 90 dBA at 1 m
    • High Precision Transit Counter: In-Bound Transits; Out-Bound Transits; Alarm Rate; Automatic Rescreening Compensation

    Over 40 Built-In Security Programs

    • Over 40 built-in Security Programs: Up to 22 International Standards; Up to 20 Customizable Levels
    • Chip Card system for fast, simple and secure parameter changes (i.e. alarm volume and tone, counter reading etc…) and Security Level Selection
    • Enhance any security standard with selectable random alarm probability.

    10 Minute Self Installation

    • Industry Leader in Immunity against External Interferences
    • One touch automatic self installation. PMD2 Plus is the most installable metal detector in the world. It goes from the box to fully operational in 10 minutes flat
    • Continuous self diagnostics ensures consistent detection performance

    Breakthrough Value

    • Enterprise Class features set at an entry level price
    • Superior CEIA reliability slashes total cost of ownership
    • No Calibration and Maintenance required. PMD2 Plus sets up fast and stays that way. There is zero scheduled maintenance and CEIA’s world class quality and reliability are always included.

    Modern Digital Electronics

    • State-of-the-Art digital components for longer life and consistent performance
    • Custom designed DSP analyzers allow unparalleled detection
    • External power supply means only low voltage exists in the metal detector producing the industry’s safest checkpoint
    Security Metal Detectors
  • Critical Features

    • Elliptic column shape or traditional panel versions available
    • Dynamic threat object detection range from guns to ½ cutter blade
    • Discrimination of personal effects with a very low nuisance alarm rate
    • 60 zones with left and right indication
    • Met-Identity technology identifies the metal type in real time
    • High precision bidirectional counter with automatic rescreening compensation
    • SweepScan4D to allow an uniform inspection field and reduce nuisance alarms
    • Chip Card capability for fast, simple, and secure programming
    • Random alarm capability programmable from 0% to 99%
    • Advanced immunity to electromagnetic interferences
    • One touch automatic self installation
    • Only low voltage DC power within the gate structure
    • Standard Interfaces: RS-232, Bluetooth, Infrared
    • Interfaces available by field upgrade: Ethernet, USB


    • Continuous self diagnostic system
    • Proven reliability
    • No calibrations required
    • No scheduled maintenance
    • Fully digital design

    Walk-Through Gate Structure

    • State-of-the-art, compact washable panels and elliptical columns
    • Protected against aging, weather and wear
    Airport Walk-Through Metal Detectors
  • Central Control Unit

    • Ergonomic and robust design
    • High Visibility alphanumeric display and programming keyboard
    • Made of advanced plastics (IP20 protection degree) or stainless steel (AISI 304 IP65 protection degree) and antivandalic construction
    • Access to the front panel protected by hardware key and a levels of passwords

    Alarm Signalling

    • Visible Signals
      • Multi-zone display bar for “height on person” localization
      • 4 light bars with software reversible direction and pacing indication
      • Green and red metering signals proportional to the mass of the target detected
    • Audible Signals
      • High acoustic intensity alarm signal
      • 10 continuous and pulsed tone plus 34 special tones
      • 10 sound intensities ranging from 0 to 90 dbA at 1m

    Type Of Signalling

    • Visual: Fixed or proportional to the mass in transit – visible from 6m under lighting of 4000lux.
    • Visual wit h zonal subdivisions: Horizontal indication, via 3 distinct zones (left, center, right) for every height:total of 60 distinct zones (20 vertical zones x 3 horizontal zones)


    Airport Walk-Through Metal Detectors
  • Programming

    • Up to 40+ built in security programs
    • Remote via RS-232, Infrared Remote Control Unit, Bluetoothtm or Ethernet 10/100 base T interface (APSIM2Plus)
    • Security level: International Standard (IS) command; Chip card
    • Local by Control Unit alphanumeric display and keyboard
    • Programming and chip card access protected by (user and super-user) password

    Operational Features

    • Very high discrimination and transit flow rate, five or more times compared with other metal detection systems
    • Quick reset time, programmable from 0.2 sec. & Very high detection speed (up to 15 m/s)
    • Built-in operational and technical functional verification
    • One-touch key reading of inbound, outbound and Security Level Data

    Installation Data

    • Automatic synchronisation between two or more metal detectors with distance of down to 15 cm without the use of external cables
    • Built-in floor sensitivity adjustment function
    Airport Walk-Through Metal Detectors


Costruzioni Elettroniche Industriali Automatismi (CEIA)
Zona Industriale Viciomaggio
52041 Arezzo
  • +39 0575 4181