A Rapid Method for Cross-Sectioning of Multilayered Paint Chips

    Volume 29, Issue 2 (April 1984)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Gale, F
    Architectural conservator, Columbia University, New York, NY

    Petraco, N
    Detective/criminalist, New York City Police Laboratory, New York, NY

    (Received 16 March 1983; accepted 21 June 1983)

    Abstract

    A simple method for the cross-sectioning of paint chips is presented. The technique employs the use of a miniature ice cube tray and polyester resin. It has proved to be valuable in forensic science cases that involve the examination and comparison of paint chips.


    Paper ID: JFS11709J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11709J

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