Ballistic gelatin test results : 9x19mm Hornady 147gr TAP CQ (Exterior door)


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Brass Fetcher
July 21, 2008, 08:22 PM
Special thanks to Gun Slinger for sponsoring this test.
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Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

Test # CS6
Exterior door, 2 layers of 8-ounce denim
(Nominal 10% concentration)

Cartridge : Hornady 9x19mm 147gr TAP CQ

Block Calibration : 3.4 0.05 inch penetration @ 581 0.5 ft/sec

Block Calibration temperature : 42.2 0.05 Degrees Fahrenheit

Block Core temperature : 44.3 0.05 Degrees Fahrenheit

Bullet Performance

Impact Velocity : 960 0.5 feet/second
Deepest Penetration Depth : 18.7 0.05 Inch
Maximum Crack Diameter : 2.3 0.05 Inch
Max Crack Diameter Location : 5.4 0.05 Inch
Cavitation Depth : 0.0-16.4 0.05 Inch

Notes:
Weapon - Glock 19, with 4.02" barrel length
Distance - 21.0 feet, muzzle to gelatin impact face
Test site conditions - 66 deg F, 44% relative humidity
Time out of refrigeration prior to shot impact - 5 minutes
Bullet recovered weight - 146.60.05gr
Bullet recovered average diameter - 0.3520.0005"
Bullet recovered length - 0.6370.0005"
http://www.brassfetcher.com/Handguns/9x19mm/CS 6/CS6 Primary Side View.JPG
http://www.brassfetcher.com/Handguns/9x19mm/CS 6/CS6 Primary Top View.JPG
http://www.brassfetcher.com/Handguns/9x19mm/CS 6/CS6 Stopper Side View.JPG
http://www.brassfetcher.com/Handguns/9x19mm/CS 6/CS6 Stopper Top View.JPG
http://www.brassfetcher.com/Handguns/9x19mm/CS 6/CS6 Bullet View.JPG

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FieroCDSP
July 21, 2008, 11:58 PM
Wow.... No expansion + 18 inches penetration. I would have expected this result from the interior wall. I guess it depends on how hard the substance is that gets jammed into the cavity.

Good test. Thanks!!

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