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TECHNICAL DATA FOR 5.56X45 MM BALL NATO CARTRIDGES (EQUIVALENT TO SS109 AND M855)

Component

Cartridge Length (mm):

57.4

Cartridge Weight (gram):

12

Bullet jacket:

Gilding Metal (90:10)

Bullet Core:

Rear Steel core Tip and Antimonial Lead

Bullet weight (gram):

4

Cart. Case Material:

Brass (70:30)

Primer Type:

Percussion primer. Boxer type non-mercuric and non-corrosive

Propellant:

Smokeless, double base

Specification

Velocity:

Vmean= 915 ± 12 m/s at 24 m SD.< 12 m/s

Action Time t at -54 ℃ :

t mean +5 SD ≤ 3 ms

Mean Case Mouth Pressure:

Pmean+ 3 SD ≤ 445 MPa

Mean Port Pressure:

Pmean-3 SD ≥ 103 MPa

Bullet Extraction :

Not less than 200 N

Min. Operational Temp:

-54±1℃

Max. Operational Temp:

+52±2℃

Ammunition for use in the following guns:

All NATO Nominated Weapons

Shelf Life

Expected shelf life:

10 years

Guaranteed shelf life:

10 years

UN - Dangerous Goods - Classification

UN Number

UN0012

Proper Shipping Name

CARTRIDGES FOR WEAPONS

Hazard Code

1.4S1

Packing: Packed in carton box or linked, Metal Clips/Bandoleers, Metal Box, wire bond boxes and Palletized according to the customer requirements.

Marking: Packed Quantity, Ammunition type, Lot Number, UN number, Company Name etc