Sensofar Forensic Firearms
What Do You Need As A Forensic Firearm Examiner?As a forensic firearm examiner, how can you provide an objective comparative analysis? Fortunately, with the combination of the metrology experts at Productivity Quality, Inc and the Sensofar 3D forensics comparison instrument, you can now conduct your analysis with more confidence than ever before.
Sensofar 5-Axis Video
PQI is a metrology-based company with expertise in dimensional measurement and surface finish as they apply to firearm forensics. With the introduction of Sensofar’s S Neox, forensic firearm examiners can obtain class characteristics faster and with a higher degree confidence.
The Sensofar S Neox
The S Neox provides three technologies: Confocal, Interferometric and Active Illumination Focus Variation. These techniques provide surface topographies obtained with height resolutions at the nanometer level. The SensoMATCH and SensoCOMP softwares provide an additional level of confidence when analyzing and comparing surfaces with toolmarks. SensoVEW can be used for critical dimensions measurements such as depth and diameter of firing pin impression.
Here are some download files to see how the Sensofar was used in various forensic firearm studies and other information:
- Vorberger IOP Science Forensics Article
- AFTE 2016 - New Comparison Score
- AFTE 2017
- Forensic Optical Topography A Landscape Study 2016
- McClarin Forensics Publication
- Fx Neox Brochure
- Identification of Firearms References
- NIST Ballistic Identification System (IBIS)
- Stephenson Persistence Study Handout
- 5-Axis Product Brochure
- 3DED 2019
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