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Old December 27, 2012, 02:49 PM   #6
243winxb
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33 Pressure signs by Unclenick-Link

http://www.shootersforum.com/handloa...ure-signs.html
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folks claiming one can look for signs of pressure may be leading others astray and into dangerous territory.
Cartridge Brass-
Material is 70 copper/30 zinc with trace amounts of lead & iron , called C26000. Material starts to yield at 15,000 PSI when soft (annealed), and 63,000 PSI when hard.
Material yields, but continues to get stronger up to 47,000 PSI when soft, and 76,000 PSI
when work hardened.

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