fast powder

fast powder

[¦fast ′pau̇d·ər]
(materials)
Any explosive having a high-speed detonation.
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Small charges of fast powder often have ignition problems due to powder position in the case, which leads to erratic ignition.
Two saw-tooth, high-speed disperser blades impart shear for fast powder wetout and thorough deagglomeration.
Either an approximately half-full case of relatively fast powder such as IMR4227 can be used, e.
Unlike previous mixers designed for fast powder induction, the unit requires no pump or eductor, which simplifies operation and maintenance.
Unlike previous mixers designed for fast powder induction, the new Slim System requires no pump or eductor, which helps to simplify operations and maintenance and lower costs.
Unlike previous mixers designed for fast powder induction, the new In-line SLIM requires no pump or eductor, which greatly simplifies operation and maintenance, and lowers costs, according to the company.
The real killer though is a wrong powder and one of the all time classics--because it happens a lot--is substituting a fast powder for a slow one.
In one integrated unit, it combines a fast powder dispenser and a scale.
Many of us do practice diligently, but most practice involves mild loads, usually with fast powder to further reduce recoil.
This means that the fast powder only has the amount of gas initially produced to push the bullet through the barrel.
Small pistol primers are just the ticket here, small volume and fast powder.