RS40 Rifle Powder
RS40 derives directly from our successful, military-qualified 5.56 mm propellant powder. This makes it the perfect powder for .222 Rem. and .223 Rem. It also works extremely well with medium-bore cartridges such as the .308 Win. in combination with lightweight bullets.
- .222 Rem.
- .223 Rem.
- .300 Savage
- .308 Win. with lightweight bullets
1kg can + 10 kg drum
RS40 is an extruded, single-based propellant powder based on nitrocellulose. A unique impregnation method using nitroglycerine assures top performance.
Safe service life
If properly stored, the propellant powder remains safe to use for up to ten years.
v5 ±12 m/s
pmax ±250 bar
|Heat of explosion||approx. 3,950 J/g|
|Bulk density||approx. 940 g/l|
|Grain diameter||approx. 0.7 mm|
|Grain length||approx. 1.1 mm|