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frangible

[′fran·jə·bəl]
(mechanics)
Breakable, fragile, or brittle.
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All such equipment and their supports must be frangible and mounted as low as possible in order to ensure that any impact will not result in loss of control of the aircraft.
ICC has been a staunch supporter of the frangible and lead free concept and their high quality products reflect that concern and interest.
Lead-free, frangible cartridges are expensive, about the same cost as major brand hollow points.
All such equipment and associated supports shall be of minimum mass and designed to be frangible in order to assure that impact will not cause the aircraft to lose control.
In the recent past, frangible bullets have been made according to two general formulas using mixtures of elements in either powdered or solid forms.
PMC Green is also completely frangible. It shatters upon impact with any material harder than itself.
The other point, four years ago 1 opened my range in Oregon and have used frangible lead free, sometimes referred to as green ammo ever since its inception.
Delta Frangible Ammunition produces a line of lead-free frangible cartridges that uses a nylon-composite bullet.
Frangible ammunition has a great deal going for it.
Tenders are invited for replacement of old signage and provision of frangible windsock at jpni airport, patna.
The bullet is frangible and has been adopted by several law enforcement agencies for its ability to not penetrate through soft objects.
CCI's Blazer .45 Auto 140-grain Frangible cartridge is crafted of aircraft-grade aluminum and has a special surface treatment to improve feeding.