The Manufacture, Examination, and Identification of Die Cut Corrugated Boxes

    Volume 41, Issue 6 (November 1996)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 8


    Bodziak, WJ
    Federal Bureau of Investigation, Laboratory Division, Washington, DC

    (Received 4 January 1996; accepted 11 April 1996)

    Abstract

    Corrugated boxes are often used as containers for the delivery of bombs or may otherwise be part of the evidence in an investigation. For that reason, forensic examinations may be necessary to compare a corrugated box with its manufacturing source or with other boxes. The methods of manufacturing steel rule box dies, which are used to cut boxes from corrugated stock, result in some important physical characteristics that can assist in the examinations of those items. Dies, which are produced for flat bed platen presses for cutting and folding corrugated boxes, may develop characteristics that can be used to positively associate boxes with a die or with one another.


    Paper ID: JFS14036J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14036J

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    Title The Manufacture, Examination, and Identification of Die Cut Corrugated Boxes
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