It was soon discovered that the high burning temperature of Cordite
quickly eroded the rounded Metford rifling, which led to the 1895 adoption of a new type of rifling designed by the Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield (RSAF), which increased barrel life and led to future Lee rifles being referred to as the Lee-Enfield.
Both used the same charge of Cordite
but a bullet of 225 grains.
Long bullets, such as WW II incendiary, are too long and take up too much space in the case for cordite
to be used effectively and another, more dense, higher energy powder must be used.
The failure was not likely to break a weapon, but might cause a backward discharge of cordite
gases, reported the Finnish news agency STT.
IT is not unknown for fraternal delegates to turn up at Plaid Cymru conferences with a whiff of cordite
about their persons - collected, of course, in the cause of the fight for freedom for a small nation somewhere in the world.
My suggestion would be for one called "The Spirit Of The Blitz" that is sold in beautiful handcrafted bottles shaped like the Queen Mum's head and is made up of whelk oil, cordite
and rubble dust.
When you have alto saxophonist Lee Konitz, bassist Dave Holland and guitarist John Abercrombie in your band, it would be hard to avoid a certain cordite
whiff caused by the sparking of such seasoned old guns.
Those were a couple of smoking guns, but once again Attorney General Janet Reno doesn't seem able to recognize the odor of cordite
In a recent interview published in the new Sydney-based poetry tabloid Cordite
, John Kinsella discussed his interest in hybridizing, a term he defines as "picking out the eyes of the best and creating some sort of new form that apparently shows us something new.
In 1889, with the help of another British chemist, James Dewar (1842-1923), he developed cordite
The gun-house crew perished instantly; one, as he died, involuntarily switched on the loading hoist and sent burning cordite
into the turret's depths.
Tenders are invited for Providing house keeping and catering services for guest houses of cordite
factory aruvankadu as per terms and conditions no.