It all began in 1895.
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen stuck his hand in a beam of radiation and got a nice picture on a fluorescent screen. He rushed off to tell his wife and take her hand picture as she had a nice wedding ring and produced the first images showing the inside of the material as well as a ‘foreign’ object. He set about studying this new phenomenon.
He labeled the rays ‘x’ as an unknown quantity and concluded that they are highly penetrative, travel in straight lines at the speed of light, and can produce ionising, fluorescent and scattered radiation.
Mantex AB uses an advanced configuration of his miraculous discovery to measure organic materials – inside and out, and detect foreign objects, and a lot more besides.