Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

40 S&W

Interior Wall and Ballistic Gelatin

Cartridges Impact Velocity

(ft/sec)

Maximum Penetration Depth

(inch)

Expansion

(inch2)

Bullet Weight

(grain)

Barrel Length

(inch)

Distance *

(feet)

10 Percent Ballistic Gelatin
Federal

135gr

Expanding FMJ

(PD40CSP2H)

**
1011 14.7 0.135 135 4.0 10

135gr

Expanding FMJ

(PD40CSP2H)

***
1033 10.7 0.330 135 4.0 10
Glaser

115gr

Blue Safety Slug 03000

(Large AoA)

**
1442 11.5 NA 115 4.0 10

115gr

Blue Safety Slug 03000

(Small AoA)

**
1522 4.5 0.920 115 4.0 10
20 Percent Ballistic Gelatin
Federal

135gr

Expanding FMJ

(PD40CSP2H)

26° AoA

1086§

845§§

Through NA 135 4.0 8

135gr

Expanding FMJ

(PD40CSP2H)

11° AoA

1106§

885§§

Through NA 135 4.0 7

* - Distance from muzzle to ballistic gelatin block

** - 90° wall turn

*** - 45° wall turn

§ - Impact

§§ - Exit