Snow impressions at the crime scene. Cast snow impressions with minimal preparation, fast setting time and no heat generation
Works on all types of snow
A footprint in the snow is difficult to see pattern of the impression.
Here we have a suspected shoe for a casting of a snow impression. The casting was made from a week old snow impression, at -15C°
The technique works best on wet melting snow but also provides adequate results on cold frozen snow.
To Lifting the impression can be easily done.
First put a thin layer of dry Snow powder on the impression.
The powder will stack neatly on top of the surface of
Immediately after sifting, start mixing plaster. Add water to the plaster Mixing ratio by volume 50% plaster 50% water.
Mixing using a spoon and stiruntil the mixture starts thickening (45 – 60 sec)
When the plaster starts to set, pour directly into the impression, working time approx. 30 sec.
At low temperature cover the poured plaster with newspaper.
The cast can be lifted after 8–10 minutes.
Look what a difference now you can see the impression clearly.
You can se Individual marks in the sole correspond to details in the plaster casting
For photographing shoe prints in snow. We have another product called Snow Print Powder.