steel-case

steel-case

[′stēl ¦kās]
(ordnance)
In cartridge nomenclature, indicating that the cartridge case is made of steel.
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And one of the key areas the ammo folks focused on was ensuring the steel-case ammo wouldn't cause any problems due to added stress on the extractor, although I can tell you that steel-cased ammo is within the same extraction force range as brass/copper-cased ammunition.
Sure enough, here was Wolf's long-anticipated steel-case 6.5mm Grendel 100-grain FM.1-BT load.
Economical steel-case 6.5mm Grendel ammunition hitting the market is a game-changer.
So Wolf began work on an economical steel-case load.
The result of that hard work is a steel-case cartridge loaded with a 100-grain FMJ-BT The steel case was specifically designed to Work reliably in an AR-15 rifle, and features the "combat coating" protective finish.
More importantly reliability of the steel-case ammunition was flawless through carbine, mid-length and rifle length gas systems.
Accuracy was quite acceptable for inexpensive steel-case and averaged 2.4 inches for three 10-shot groups.
The 12.5-inch gun ate the steel-case ammo without issue.
Wolf Performance Ammunition's new 100-grain 6.5mm Grendel steel-case load opens up some interesting doors.
Well, steel-case ammunition is less corrosive than it used to be, at least for the stuff they export, and can be had in noncorrosive loads.
But in most instances, steel-case ammo is not up to snuff To address this situation, Hornady looked into the matter of steel cartridge cases.
Hornady loads budget ammo here with Berdan-primed, polymer-coated steel-cases and a top-quality Hornady bullet.