propellant powder

propellant powder

[prə′pel·ənt ‚pau̇d·ər]
(materials)
A low explosive of fine granulation which, through burning, produces gases at a controlled rate to provide the energy for propelling a projectile.
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Tenders are invited for propellant powder 6/7 with copper crusher
Hope, 49, of Springfield Cottages, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, admitted having a device containing shotgun propellant powder, a 12-gauge cartridge, a 71mm cardboard tube, a fuse, cling film and a hair bobbin at St Matthews Park, Ballymahon, Co Longford on June 24.
Last on the list were fires caused by overheated fans, and propellant powder, with one incidence each, according to the city records.
Grouse are shot using a cartridge with a small thimble full of propellant powder.
Most temperature-effect charts consider only the propellant powder temperature issue.
And for heaven's sake anything inside a cartridge case except its propellant powder should be banned.
After clearing up and taking away the spent cases, it occurred to me how simple it had been to be able to open a box of cartridges and in one action, load the gun with a single item containing the ignition device, the propellant powder, the wadding and the lead shot charge, and that led me to reflect on the long history of shooting sports.
25-06 (developed in wildcat form in the mid-1920s) really did not have any suitable propellant powder until IMR 4350 became available in 1940, after which it began to sing
Tenders are invited for Procurement of propellant powder 6/7 for 30mm bmp-ii ammn.
Detectives allegedly recovered four lengths of steel pipe as well as around 620 grammes of propellant powder, four capsule bulbs, seven nine-volt batteries and seven travel alarm clocks.
The Department of National Defense (DND) of the Philippines is to spend PHP209 million to buy 189 metric tons of propellant powder, representing provisions for three years.
Fiocchi's steel loads are carefully manufactured using a winning combination of treated steel shot, high-quality wads and the appropriate propellant powders to deliver dense patterns and high velocity.

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