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Title: Non-lead hollow point bullet

Abstract

The non-lead hollow point bullet of the instant invention comprises a mixed construction slug further comprising, a monolithic metal insert having a tapered (preferred conical) hollow point tip and a tapered (preferred conical) tail protrusion, and an unsintered powdered metal composite core in tandem alignment with the insert. The core has a hollow tapered (preferred conical) cavity tip portion coupled with the tapered (preferred conical) tail protrusion on the insert. An open tip jacket envelops at least a portion of the insert and the core. The jacket is swaged at the open tip.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Knoxville, TN)
  2. (Clinton, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
921361
Patent Number(s):
6,546,875
Application Number:
09/840,250
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN) ORO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Vaughn, Norman L., and Lowden, Richard A. Non-lead hollow point bullet. United States: N. p., 2003. Web.
Vaughn, Norman L., & Lowden, Richard A. Non-lead hollow point bullet. United States.
Vaughn, Norman L., and Lowden, Richard A. Tue . "Non-lead hollow point bullet". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/921361.
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abstractNote = {The non-lead hollow point bullet of the instant invention comprises a mixed construction slug further comprising, a monolithic metal insert having a tapered (preferred conical) hollow point tip and a tapered (preferred conical) tail protrusion, and an unsintered powdered metal composite core in tandem alignment with the insert. The core has a hollow tapered (preferred conical) cavity tip portion coupled with the tapered (preferred conical) tail protrusion on the insert. An open tip jacket envelops at least a portion of the insert and the core. The jacket is swaged at the open tip.},
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