cartridge brass

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an alloy of copper and zinc (containing about 30% zinc) that is wrought into cartridges or tubing

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Caption: Bolt designs intended to fully enclose the case with steel so it can withstand pressures higher than the cartridge brass alone include (from left) the Remington 700 with internal spring clip extractor and the Savage 110 with sliding wedge extractor in right locking lug.
Cartridge brass gets a reputation based on who manufactured it.
Cold drawing of cartridge brass enhances the hardness in the actual practice, but the same level of hardness can also be obtained by 50% cold rolling of this alloy [1].
But of late, it appears, ATK has been aggressively promoting sweetheart side deals with military installation commanders for those commanders to sell used cartridge brass directly to ATK, whereupon ATK renders the brass unsuitable for reloading.
The slug jacket is made from high-strength cartridge brass and is bonded to ensure over 95 percent weight retention.
The 2008 Nosler and NoslerCustom catalog features the entire line of Accu-Bond, Ballistic Tip, Partition, Partition-HG, Custom Competition, Sporting Handgun bullets, muzzleloading sabots, Ballistic Silver Tip, E-Tip, Solid, NoslerCustom Cartridge Brass and NoslerCustom Rifles.
Cartridge brass is not made with the precision of the other components, and it is commonly culled and modified to improve accuracy.
Those that were found sufficiently homogeneous to be used as microanalysis standards were Cartridge Brass (SRM 478) and Low-Alloy Steels (SRMs 461 and 463) (1).