Brass Fetcher Ballistic Testing

45 ACP

Overpenetration Test

Cartridges Impact Velocity

(ft/sec)

Maximum Penetration Depth

(inch)

Expansion

(inch2)

Bullet Weight

(grain)

Barrel Length

(inch)

Distance *

(feet)

Federal

165gr

Expanding FMJ

921 7.8** 0.447 165 3.0 10

165gr

Expanding FMJ

1241 6.8**

1.0***

0.526 165 16.6 10

165gr

Hydra-Shok

(PD45HS3H)

901 7.8**

0.5***

0.397 165 3.0 10

165gr

Hydra-Shok

(PD45HS3H)

1200 7.2**

1.0***

0.300 165 16.6 10

230gr

Hydra-Shok

(PD45HS1)

771 7.8**

1.0***

2.4**

0.355 230 3.0 10

230gr

Hydra-Shok

(PD45HS1)

988 7.2**

1.0***

2.4**

0.364 230 16.6 10
RBCD

90gr

TF/SP

2026 8.1**

1.4***

0.232 90 3.8 10

* - Distance from muzzle to ballistic gelatin block.

** - 10-percent ballistic gelatin block

*** - Wallboard