Performance testing of lead free primers: blast waves, velocity variations, and environmental testing

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Courtney, Elya; Courtney, Amy; Summer, Peter David; Courtney, Michael;
  • Subject: Physics - Popular Physics

Results are presented for lead free primers based on diazodinitrophenol (DDNP)compared with tests on lead styphnate based primers. First, barrel friction measurements in 5.56 mm NATO are presented. Second, shot to shot variations in blast waves are presented as determin... View more
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