bullet jacket

bullet jacket

[′bu̇l·ət ‚jak·ət]
(ordnance)
A metal shell surrounding a metal core, the combination composing a bullet for small arms; the jacket is either made of or coated with a relatively soft metal which engages the rifling in the bore, causing rotation of the bullet.
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Rifle builders and shooters alike must understand that bullets propelled by burning powder gas leave carbon and bullet jacket deposits in the bore and also cause bore erosion.
The primary benefit is bullets tend to conform better to the angular-sided lands, and at the same time the R-style lands aren't as apt to tear bullet jackets--and an intact bullet jacket translates to better accuracy.
Like all American Eagle products, the 338 Lapua Magnum boasts outstanding reliability and accuracy thanks to Federal primers and a uniform bullet jacket.
If any of these barrels had any bullet jacket fouling, that could ruin your salts bath.
The Syntech is also very slick, with a much lower coefficient of friction than a bullet jacket has.
Cartouche 8mm balle M--in 1895 changes to the cartridge case and bullet jacket led to the Lebers cartridge being designated the 8mm Balle M (for Modifie--Modified).
In addition to its existing product line the company has developed material for Bullet Jacket, Copper Clad Bonded for switchgear industry and bimetal metering assembly.
450 KRUGER Regulates the sale of ammunition; requires imprinting of a serial number on each bullet jacket and bullet lead; requires sellers of ammunition to maintain records of all sales; makes a violation a class A misdemeanor.
They have taken copper bullet jacket blanks, inserted a tiny parchment paper with the word "peace" written on it and soldered them closed with a peace emblem and loop.
The explosive nature of the Platinum Tip JHP comes from a special reverse-taper bullet jacket constructed of 226 alloy.
Because a bullet, bullet jacket, or cartridge case cannot be directly compared to the rifling present in the barrel of a firearm or to the firearm's parts, the examiner will test fire an incoming weapon into a water tank to produce known, fired specimen bullets and cartridge cases for use in comparison with questioned (evidence) ammunition components.