|Perma-Gel is a new ballistic testing medium producing results closely resembling the more traditional ballistic or ordance gel in testing hollowpoint and expanding ammunition. (Full metal jacket ammo tends to penetrate further in Perma-Gel than in ballistic gelatin.) It also has the advantage of being able to be re-melted and recast and without the necessity of refrigeration required by ballistic gelatin.|
|We were interested in testing the claims of two
manufactures of the new frangible ammunition such as the compressed
powder ammo by DRT www.drtammo.com
and the frangible ammo by Extreme Shock produced for use in aircraft to
stop the bad guy without shooting through plane.
www.extremeshockusa.net. The concept of frangible ammunition
is to produce trauma in soft tissue by a large temporary cavity and not
penetrate two sheets of drywall. Results on drywall will follow
We also wanted to test some of the original Winchester "Black Talon" and Winchester's replacement "Ranger SXT" law enforcement ammo.
All shots were 9mm from a Glock 17 from 6 feet into 18" of Perma-Gel.