Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

5.56mm

10 Percent Ballistic Gelatin

The table presents 10% ballistic gelatin tests for , Barnes, Cor-Bon, Federal, Speer and US Militarty.

Cartridges Impact Velocity

(ft/sec)

Maximum Penetration Depth

(inch)

Expansion

(inch2)

Bullet Weight

(grain)

Barrel Length

(inch)

Distance*

(feet)

Barnes

53gr

TSX

2712 13.9 0.138 53 16 10

62gr

TSX

884 11.4 NA 62 3 10

62gr

TSX

2752 17.4 0.131 62 16 10
Cor-Bon

53gr

PDX

(PDX22353)

1241 12.5 NA 53 3 10
Federal

55gr

Barnes TSX

2918 19.2 0.102 55 16 10

40gr

Nosler Ballistic Tip

(P223P)

1323 11.1 NA 40 3 10

60gr

Nosler Partition

(P223Q)

1153 12.1 NA 60 3 10

60gr

Nosler Partition

(P223Q)

2891 16.7 0.124 60 16 10
Speer

55gr

Trophy Bonded Bear Claw

JSP

2992 14.0 0.160 55 20 10
US Military

55gr

M193

FMJ

3082 14.6 All Fragmented 55 16 10

MK 318

SOST

Mod 0

2930 18.9 0.068 62 16 10

* - Distance from muzzle to ballistic gelatin block.