Vieth, Homogeneity Characterization of NBS Spectrometric Standards It: Cartridge Brass
and Low-Alloy Steel.
The new firm is also researching some other innovative ideas in bullet construction, such as true inner-belted softnoses with a soldered belt cut from thick-walled copper tubing inside the jacket, and full-metal-cased bullets jacketed in annealed cartridge brass
(in contrast to the steel, gilding metal, or copper casings of conventional "solids").
Starline Brass has a sterling reputation for producing top-quality handgun and straight-walled rifle cartridge cases, and now the company has added bottleneck rifle cartridge brass
to its product offerings, including .358 Winchester.
is about 70-percent copper and 30-percent zinc, a relatively low-cost alloy that s easily softened (annealed) by heating or hardened by "working" to enhance certain characteristics.
It fits conventional cartridge brass
and will function with all current feed, prime and de-prime reloading mechanisms.
Modern cartridge brass
is superb in quality but obviously is less strong than the steel of the action.