cartridge case

cartridge case

[′kär·trij ‚kās]
(ordnance)
An item which is designed to hold an ammunition primer and propellant and to which a projectile may be affixed; its profile and size conform to the chamber of the weapon in which the round is fired.
References in periodicals archive ?
recovered the revolver, two fired cartridge cases of caliber 22, four caliber 22 bullets, a fired cartridge case of 9mm, a digital weighing scale, and a sachet of shabu.
"The recovered caliber 45 fired cartridge case, matched with the caliber 45 fired cartridge cases found at the ambushed site of Attorney Golla," he also noted.
Two others from Lyman are the Cartridge Case Gauge and Universal De-capping Die.
One of the best features is every cartridge covered, whether a rifle or handgun, begins with a picture of the cartridge case as well as all the pertinent dimensions.
During operation the extractor slides through the race milled into the right hand bolt locking lug, where it enters the recess occupied by the cartridge case head and extraction rim flush with the bolt face.
If you're shooting brass-case ammunition, roughly 60 percent of the cost of the ammunition is in the cartridge case. By reusing the cartridge cases you pick up, you can save substantially.
This happened without causing the cartridge case to fail or even show other than normal stress.
Simply a .300 RCM cartridge case necked down to 6.5mm and with the shoulder moved forward 0.0015 to prevent it from chambering in .300 RCM rifles, the 6.5 PRC duplicates .264 Win.
A shell or cartridge case bears a spot of corrosion.
cartridge case diameter is .379", while the .38 S&W is .386".
Hornady has announced six handgun cartridge case offerings for this year: .380 ACP, 9x18mm Makarov, 9mm Luger, .38 Special, .357 Magnum and .40 S&W--in addition to the .357 SIG and .45 ACP it was already selling.
The validation tests use the same fired cartridge case collection for topography image tests [4] that originated from a study by the Miami Dade Crime Laboratory [5].