Forensic Scientist, Chemistry Section, Dublin Forensic Science Laboratory, Dublin 8,
(Received 22 February 1994; accepted 8 April 1994)
Three cases of a link between metal particles, generated by a grinder fitted with an abrasive disc, and suspects are reported. One involves a safe breaking, another a warehouse robbery and the third is an explosive find. The persistence of these particles on clothing is also examined.
Paper ID: JFS13743J