Volume 28, Issue 2 (April 1983)

    The Matching of Automotive Paint Chips by Surface Striation Alignment

    (Received 2 April 1982; accepted 16 August 1982)

    Published Online: April

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    The technique of physical comparison for paint chips by the characteristics of their physical alignment is common practice. Sometimes, however, the examiner may find only a small unremarkable area of physical alignment between paint chips. It is important in such cases to use some additional method or methods that will affect a more scientific proof of identity. This paper describes two interesting cases in which automotive paint chips are matched by the alignment of their surface scratches (striations).


    Author Information:

    VanHoven, HA
    Assistant forensic chemist and forensic chemist, Monroe County Public Safety Laboratory, Rochester, NY

    Fraysier, HD
    Assistant forensic chemist and forensic chemist, Monroe County Public Safety Laboratory, Rochester, NY


    Stock #: JFS11530J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11530J

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    Title The Matching of Automotive Paint Chips by Surface Striation Alignment
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    Committee E30