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    Volume 25, Issue 1 (January 1980)

    Automotive Repaints: Just a New Look?

    (Received 22 March 1979; accepted 27 July 1979)

    Published Online: January


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    The variety and complexity of primers and paints now used to refinish automobiles assist the forensic chemist in making more specific comparisons of paint samples. Infrared spectroscopy was used to determine the chemical composition of 254 samples of refinishing topcoat products and to establish a data base for comparisons of spectra of unknown samples. Spectra representative of six major types of refinishing products are presented.

    Author Information:

    Percy, RFE
    Technologist in charge, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Crime Detection Laboratory, Edmonton, Alberta

    Audette, RJ
    Assistant director, Provincial Analyst Laboratory, Alberta Agriculture, Edmonton, Alberta

    Stock #: JFS10955J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS10955J

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    Title Automotive Repaints: Just a New Look?
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30