Ballistic Gel

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A standardized medium with a density similar to human and mammalian soft tissues, into which weapons are discharged to assess the force and penetrability of bullets fired and energy transfer from bullets
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The tests are designed to measure penetration into a block of 10-percent ballistic gel, which simulates human muscle tissue.
Penetration is penetration, whether of air, sheetrock, ballistic gel or waterfowl.
Our bonus marketing materials includes a demo ballistic gel block and we encourage retailers to take advantage of this offer and put some rounds in .
You feel the power, you feel the force, but when you fire and then go to the ballistic gel and see what it did, your appetite for either being the giver or the receiver of such a present goes away.
Among the interesting images is one of the new Cutting Edge Raptor hunting bullets as it expands in clear ballistic gel.
Foam targets, plywood, plastic, metal, and even ballistic gel all impede the flight of an arrow with friction.
Now police have installed ballistic gel on his window which is capable of withstanding the impact of a 501b missile.
It opens up immediately upon impact to over 50 caliber and penetrates to 20" in ballistic gel, while creating a wound channel over 5" in diameter.
I mean, a bullet that goes a foot-plus into ballistic gel, expands to twice its diameter and is pleasingly soft to shoot?
Pellets recovered from a previously harvested and pinned Canada goose, as well as an observed energy channel against ballistic gel, indicated the pellets in Blind Side loads transfer energy to tissue quite well.
During tests at the factory, slugs fired into ballistic gel at 50 and 200 yards expanded to respective average diameters of 1.
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