An example of the benefits of Vacuum Metal Deposition (VMD) over the traditional methods of visualisation of fingerprints with particular reference to new polymer bank notes -Courtesy of Cumbria Constabulary, June 2017 Back story During one evening in 2017, enquiries at an address led to the arrest of three people in relation to the […]
The recent installation of our VMD360 system at Abertay University has hit the BBC news! Link to full BBC article: HERE http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-38809056
Forensic suite The University of Technology Sydney’s Forensic suite has various specialised instruments available for forensic applications such as fibres analysis, finger marks detection, chemical trace analysis (including paint, fibres, glass, fire and explosive residues), document examination, drug analysis and microscopy analysis. The latest addition to the Forensic Suite is the VMD360 Vacuum Metal Deposition (VMD) […]
Please note: This document has been google translated from original publication which can be found here Police and NFI make grab marks visible on clothing Article | 19-01-2017 | 14:19 – NFI The police, the Police Academy and the Dutch Forensic Institute (NFI) are collaborating on a pilot project to visualize hold traces on clothing. […]
It seems incredible that we have been in our new building for exactly one year! As the photo montage above shows we are enjoying life in our new factory especially the generous space we now have to build our vacuum and forensic systems. Every part of the building is fully kitted out and up […]
UWE Bristol Research Business and Innovation – January 9, 2017 A machine that has helped solve numerous cases by revealing fingerprints on evidence could help catch even more criminals thanks to a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the world-leading manufacturer of this forensic fingerprint development […]
During our recent visit to the U.S we had the opportunity to process a range of firearms using the VMD360. Using a combinations of Gold, Zinc, Silver and Sterling Silver, the Vacuum Metal Deposition process developed numerous identifiable prints. Some of the results are shown below.
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The most advanced and modern Forensic VMD system available Larger chamber – 1260mm deep Can process hunting rifles, machine guns and whole bin liners/trash bags Larger work holder – 1200mm useable surface area Upgraded touch screen and easy to use control system Large 400mm viewing […]
Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth at the FDIAI in Miami last week and for making the conference a real success! We look forward to seeing you in Panama City next year! Updated 01.11.16 West Technology are proud to be supporting this years FDIAI Conference 2016 in Miami, 24th – 26th October. […]