RS36 Rifle Powder

Uses

With the RS36, developed in 2015, charges between RS30 and RS40 can be better optimised. The RS36 was tuned to the calibre 7.62 x 39 , but it also works very well in the area of level-action rifles.

Standard calibres

  • 7.62 x 39
  • .222 Rem.
  • .223 Rem. with lightweight bullets up to 50gr
  • .30-30 Win.
  • .444 Marlin
  • .45-70 Govt.

Packaging units

1 kg can + 10 kg drum

Powder type

RS36 is an extruded single-based propellant powder based on nitrocellulose. The surface is coated with camphor. This results in balanced temperature behaviour with moderate pressure at high temperatures.

Safe service life

If properly stored, the propellant powder remains safe to use for up to ten years.

Verification tolerances

Batch-to-batch tolerance:

v5 ±12 m/s
pmax ±250 bar

Key characteristics

Heat of explosionapprox. 3,950 J/g
Bulk densityapprox. 910 g/l
Grain diameterapprox. 0.6 mm
Grain lengthapprox. 1.2 mm