91295
Critical DUTY®
357 SIG 135 gr. FlexLock®

357 SIG 135 gr. FlexLock® - Item No. 91295

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The patented Hornady® Flex Tip® design of the FlexLock® bullet eliminates clogging and aids bullet expansion. A large mechanical jacket-to-core InterLock® band works to keep the bullet and core from separating for maximum weight retention, excellent expansion and consistent penetration and terminal performance through all FBI test barriers.

The FlexLock® is an “intelligent bullet” that reacts differently depending on the barrier it encounters, delivering “barrier blind” performance after penetrating urban barriers such as plywood, sheet metal and even auto glass.

Bright nickel plated cases eliminate cartridge case tarnish, and the highly visible silver nickel simplifies chamber checks in reduced light. Additionally, all Critical DUTY® ammunition is loaded with low flash propellant to help preserve night vision in low-light firing.

For the ultimate in tactical terminal ballistic performance through all FBI established urban barriers, choose Critical DUTY® ammunition.

BULLET

  • Ballistic Coefficient: .170
  • Sectional Density: .153
  • Bullet Length: 1.130"
  • Recommended Rifling Twist Rate: Best terminal performance achieved in 1:10" twist
  • Characteristics: Flex Tip®, InterLock®
  • FlexLock®

CASE

357 SIG
  • Manufacturer's Name (Hornady) and Caliber Designation (357 SIG) imprinted on case head
  • Nickel Plated

POWDER & PRIMER

  • Powder: Temperature stable with flash retardant
  • Primer: Sealed primer, Small pistol, Sealed case mouth

PACKAGING & LOT NUMBERS

  • 50 rounds per box
  • 10 boxes per case (500 rounds per case)
  • Lot numbers on each box and case
4" Factory Test Barrel Muzzle 50 Yards 100 Yards
Velocity (fps) 1221 1109 1029
Energy (ft lbs) 447 369 317
Firearm:
Factory Test Barrel
Barrel:
4"
Muzzle Velocity:
1225 fps
Twist Rate:
1:10
Substrate Material Total Penetration Max Cavity Depth of Max Cavity Initial Penetration Retained Weight Retained Percentage Expanded Diameter
Bare Gelatin scale 14" 2.75" 3.5" 0.25" 133.7 gr 99% 0.58"
Heavy Clothing scale 13.5" 2.25" 2.75" 0.25" 133.3 gr 99% 0.56"
Steel scale 15" 2.5" 4" 1" 128.2 gr 95% 0.51"
Wallboard scale 16.5" 2" 4.5" 0.25" 134.4 gr 100% 0.42"
Plywood scale 17.75" 2.25" 3" 0.5" 134.7 gr 100% 0.53"
Auto Glass scale 15.5" 1.75" 3.5" 0" 104 gr 77% 0.49"

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