The New Undercarriage Vehicle Inspection Lights UVLS100

UVLS100 | Undercarriage Vehicle Inspection Lights | Delta Scientific

Vehicle attacks come in different forms. Terrorists are always looking for ways to cause as much chaos as possible, whether that means coming up with new ways to destroy or repurposing old ways. Therefore, Delta Scientific has to keep coming up with products that can foil vehicle attacks. One of our newest products is UVLS100, Undercarriage Vehicle Inspection Lights, which work in combination with our barricades.

Why Might You Require Undercarriage Vehicle Inspection Lights?

Many vehicle attacks in recent years have been ramming incidents in which the vehicle itself was used as a weapon. However, terrorists may also load a vehicle with explosives intended to detonate them when the vehicle was close enough to the building. For example, the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 was carried out by an ex-soldier renting a moving truck and loading it with explosives.

However, the problem with loading explosives in the cargo area of a truck is that it is fairly easy to discover the explosives via an inspection. Therefore, bad actors may attempt to hide the explosives somewhere that is harder to spot.

The undercarriage of a vehicle is a hidden area of the vehicle that can be difficult to view or access. Therefore, it might make a good place for terrorists to hide explosives. The Department of Justice reports on a case in 1985 when a county prosecutor was injured due to a car bomb placed on the undercarriage of his vehicle by a former defendant. A bad actor willing to sacrifice his or her life for a cause may also attempt to place explosives on the undercarriage of a vehicle that he or she is driving.

How Can You Benefit From Undercarriage Vehicle Inspection Lights?

These lights effectively illuminate the undercarriage of a vehicle, making it easier to inspect for explosives or other contraband. They are permanently installed in traffic lanes. When a vehicle drives over them, you can use a barricade to halt it. You can then use the undercarriage lights to facilitate an inspection of the undercarriage to check for any anomalies. If the vehicle is clear, you can allow it to proceed. If not, you can alert the appropriate authorities.

What Are Some of the Features of the Undercarriage Vehicle Inspection Lights?

The illumination itself is provided by clean-burning, long-lasting, light-emitting diodes. The LEDs have a color temperature of 6,500 degrees Kelvin and a brightness of up to 654 lux. There are two illumination levels available, so if the high level is too bright, you can switch to the low level, and vice versa. The lights illuminate an area of 120 degrees.

The Undercarriage Vehicle Inspection Lights consist of two LED rows powered by 50 to 60 Hertz and 120 to 240 volts of alternating current. Because these have to be protected from the elements, they are encased in a special resin material that is resistant to the following:

  • Water
  • Oxidation
  • Ultraviolet radiation
  • Weather

The resin is also as clear as water to allow the lights to shine as brightly and freely as possible. For best results, this should be combined with a self-leveling, outdoor-rated sealant recommended by the manufacturer.