• RS40 Rifle Powder

RS40 Rifle Powder


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Powder type:

Propellant powder

About Product

RS40 derives directly from our successful, military-qualified 5.56 mm propellant powder. This makes it the perfect powder for .222 Rem. and .223 Rem. It also works extremely well with medium-bore cartridges such as the .308 Win. in combination with lightweight bullets.

Standard calibres

.222 Rem.
.223 Rem.
.300 Savage
.308 Win. with lightweight bullets
Packaging units

1kg can + 10 kg drum

Powder type

RS40 is an extruded, single-based propellant powder based on nitrocellulose. A unique impregnation method using nitroglycerine assures top performance.

Safe service life

If properly stored, the propellant powder remains safe to use for up to ten years.

Verification tolerances

Batch-to-batch tolerance:

v5 ±12 m/s
pmax ±250 bar

Key characteristics

Heat of explosion approx. 3,950 J/g
Bulk density approx. 940 g/l
Grain diameter approx. 0.7 mm
Grain length approx. 1.1 mm
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