Textile Fibre Analysis

At Keith Borer Consultants we have Textile Fibre Experts who can assist with your case.

We all come into contact with many thousands of different fibres in our every day lives.  Most of these, which may appear very similar to the naked eye, can be discriminated in the laboratory.  But equally important to assessing the 'match' of a set of fibres is assessing the probative significance of a particular number of these fibres, given a particular scenario or allegation of events.  In some instances, consideration of the absence of fibres where a particular transfer would have been expected to occur is crucial.  For these reasons it is very important to make sure your textile fibre expert looks beyond the straightforward analytical results.

Read Dorothy Allan's review of how reporting and interpretation of Textile Fibre Evidence has changed since the closure of the Forensic Science Service (LINK).

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