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.
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On the one hand, the proprietary correlation software supplied to NIBIN by Ultra Electronics Forensic Technology is intended to yield only an ordered list of possible matches of images in the database to a subject cartridge case or bullet.
On the theoretical side you are undoubtedly correct that moisture does condense inside the cartridge case and therefore might affect the performance a little.
On the fifth day of the murder trial sitting Phillip Rydeard told the court the bullet recovered from Gerry Tobin's skull was fired from a revolver, while a cartridge case found near his body had been discharged from a self-loading pistol.
IN RESPONSE TO CALIFORNIA'S RECENTLY passed microstamping law, which requires all pistols sold in the state to make a unique imprint on each cartridge case fired, STI International has decided to suspend sales of its products in the Golden State.
It slams the bolt on an empty, chamber without the cushion of a cartridge case to help absorb the impact.
I was the one who held it in the kerbstone while someone hit the round with a nail and a brick, I ended up at Walker hospital having bits of cartridge case removed from my right hand.
An innovative AIT feature is a memory chip embedded in the cartridge case which stores data location information and allows the drive to access any file on a given tape in an average time of only 27 seconds.
Seized from Nening were two spent shells of M16 rifle, one fired cartridge case of caliber 45 pistol, one P500 bill used as marked money and two small plastic sachets containing shabu.
Even today, brass is vastly superior to copper for cartridge case material, and Berdan or Boxer primers still superior to all other methods.
Your "Guns & Loads" column (March) by Keith Wood is missing probably the most important step in cartridge case preparation for accurate handloads.
The modified case is simply a new, sized cartridge case with the primer pocket drilled out and threaded to accept the front of the gauge tool.
Some cartridges are measured from breech face to cartridge case mouth, as is the case of the .