Technology & techniques
MSA strives be in the forefront of forensic analysis; developing novel techniques whenever new challenges arise within their specialist fields.
MSA pioneered the individual banknote technique and is the only company in the UK to offer this service, applying it to the detection of traces on a vast range of samples. This technique uses innovative technology developed in-house by our highly experienced team of chemists and engineers.
Using modified, off the shelf triple quadrupole mass spectrometers, a range of sampling devices has been specially developed to tackle a number of forensic analytical challenges, including the analysis of clothing, vehicles, fabrics, boarding passes or tickets, mobile telephones and banknotes.