RS40 derives directly from our successful, military-qualified 5.56 mm propellant powder. This makes it the perfect powder for .222 Rem. and .223 Rem. It also works extremely well with medium-bore cartridges such as the .308 Win. in combination with lightweight bullets.
.308 Win. with lightweight bullets
1kg can + 10 kg drum
RS40 is an extruded, single-based propellant powder based on nitrocellulose. A unique impregnation method using nitroglycerine assures top performance.
Safe service life
If properly stored, the propellant powder remains safe to use for up to ten years.
v5 ±12 m/s
pmax ±250 bar
Heat of explosion approx. 3,950 J/g
Bulk density approx. 940 g/l
Grain diameter approx. 0.7 mm
Grain length approx. 1.1 mm