RS70 Rifle Powder

Uses

The RS70 is especially well suited for large-calibre hunting cartridges. It was originally developed for .300 Win. Mag., but also lends itself to many other magnum cartridges.

Standard calibres

  • .243 Win.
  • .300 Win. Mag.
  • .338 Lapua Mag.

Packaging units

1 kg can + 10 kg drum

Powder type

RS70 is an extruded, single-based propellant powder based on nitrocellulose. A unique impregnation method using nitroglycerine assures top performance. The powder contains a modern, lead-free de-coppering additive, making it suitable for low-pollution ammunition.

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. 3,900 J/g
Bulk densityapprox. 990 g/l
Grain diameterapprox. 1.0 mm
Grain lengthapprox. 1.4 mm