Paper Match Comparisons by Submersion

    Volume 31, Issue 4 (October 1986)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 October 1986

    Page Count: 5


    Ward, DC
    Special agent document examiner and chemist, FBI Laboratory, Washington, DC

    Gerhart, FJ
    Special agent document examiner and chemist, FBI Laboratory, Washington, DC

    (Received 8 November 1985; accepted 6 January 1985)

    Abstract

    Comparisons of torn paper matches are difficult, time-consuming microscopic examinations. A technique is described where adjacent match bodies are submerged in an ethanol/water solution resulting in a significant increase in the number of observable points of identification.


    Paper ID: JFS11924J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11924J

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