They feature tapered jackets, polymer tips and a boattail design to ensure long-range performance and rapid upset of the front portion of the bullet, while a bonded core guarantees high weight retention and deep penetration.
What does PT stand for?
PT stands for Polymer Tip (bullet)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
LRX bullets feature all-copper, lead-free bodies with a polymer tip, and multiple rings cut in the shank.
The projectile has a pointed polymer tip and a flat base.
feature color-coded polymer tip for rapid expansion, boat-tail design and tapered jacket.
The 150-grain black Lubalox-coated projectile with a polymer tip has a ballistic coefficient of .
A white polymer tip resists deformation in the magazine and initiates expansion upon impact.
Located on the tips of the fixed and orbiting scrolls, the PEEK polymer tip seals serve almost the same function as do piston rings, Victrex says.
The polymer tip drives down into the bullet, creating more rapid initial expansion.