priming compound


priming compound

English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Internal ballistics — Internal ballistics, a subfield of ballistics, is the study of a projectile s behavior from the time its propellant s igniter is initiated until it exits the gun barrel. The study of internal ballistics is important to designers and users of… …   Wikipedia

  • Handloading — or reloading is the process of loading firearm cartridges or shotgun shells by assembling the individual components (case/shotshell, primer, powder, and bullet/shot), rather than purchasing completely assembled, factory loaded cartridges.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cartridge (firearms) — From left: .50 BMG, .300 Win Mag, .308 Winchester, 7.62×39mm, 5.56×45mm NATO, .22LR. A cartridge, also called a round, packages the bullet, gunpowder and primer into a single metallic case precisely made to fit the firing chamber of a firearm …   Wikipedia

  • Rimfire ammunition — A rimfire is a type of firearm cartridge. It is called a rimfire because instead of the firing pin striking the primer cap at the center of the base of the cartridge to ignite it (as in a centerfire cartridge), the pin strikes the base s rim. The …   Wikipedia

  • Forsyth, Alexander John — ▪ British inventor born Dec. 28, 1769, Belhelvie, Aberdeenshire, Scot. died June 11, 1843, Belhelvie       Scottish Presbyterian minister and inventor who between 1805 and 1807 produced a percussion lock for firearms (gun) that would explode a… …   Universalium

  • Firing pin — A firing pin or striker is part of the firing mechanism used in a firearm or explosive device e.g. an M14 landmine or bomb fuze. Firing pins may take many forms, though the types used in landmines, bombs, grenade fuzes or other single use devices …   Wikipedia

  • Pinfire — A pinfire firearm cartridge is an obsolete type of brass cartridge in which the priming compound is ignited by striking a small pin which protrudes radially from just above the base of the cartridge. Invented by Casimir Lefaucheaux in 1828 but… …   Wikipedia

  • Rim (firearms) — A rim is an external flange that is machined, cast, molded, stamped or pressed around the bottom of a firearms cartridge. The rim may serve a number of purposes, the most common being as place for the extractor to engage. Nearly all modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Antique gun — An antique firearm is, loosely speaking, a firearm designed and manufactured prior to the beginning of the 20th century. The Boer War is often used as a cut off event, although the exact definition of what constitutes an antique firearm varies… …   Wikipedia

  • percussion cap —    Small metal cup containing a priming compound used in/on percussion firearms. It is placed on the nipple …   Forensic science glossary

  • tape primer — noun : a primer for some percussion locks consisting of bits of priming compound sealed in a paper tape …   Useful english dictionary


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