1.1 This guide covers the forensic physical fit examinations for the macroscopical and microscopical examinations of broken, torn, or separated materials for the purpose of determining whether or not they were once joined together to form a single object. This guide is intended as an overview of the process for the physical fit examination of these materials and to assist individuals in the evaluation and documentation of their physical comparisons.
physical match, fracture match, fracture fit
No standard currently exists that address procedures for physical fit matches within the forensic community.
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this