RS50 Rifle Powder

Uses

RS50 is a universally useable .308 Win. propellant. It is extreme ly benign and therefore ideal for use in many popular, medium-bore hunting calibres.

Standard calibres

  • .308 Win.
  • .375 H&H Mag.
  • 7 mm - 08 Rem.
  • 8 x 57 IS
  • 9.3 x 64 Brenneke

Packaging units

1 kg can + 10 kg drum

Powder type

RS50 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. 3,750 J/g
Bulk densityapprox. 950 g/l
Grain diameterapprox. 0.75 mm
Grain lengthapprox. 1.0 mm