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.45 ACP Federal 230gr Hydra-Shok JHP (Glock 30)

.45 ACP Federal 230gr HydraShok JHP
Product Number: P45HS1, Lot Number: 250076Z320
Test Date: 04/00
Test Weapon: Glock 30, 3.8" bbl  
Bare Gelatin   Denim Covered Gelatin
Gelatin Calibration: 8.9cm @ 597 fps Gelatin Calibration: 8.5cm @ 601 fps
Shot # Velocity
Feet/Sec
Penetration
Inches
Expansion Shot # Velocity
Feet/Sec
Penetration
Inches
Expansion
1 821 13.0 .67 1 806 18+ ---
2 817 13.1 .67 2 813 18+ ---
3 814 12.7 .66 3 834 18+ ---
4 812 12.7 .66 4 813 18+ ---
5 814 12.8 .64 5 800 18+ ---
Avg. 815 12.9 .66 Avg. 813 18+ See Remarks
Corrected N/A   Corrected N/A  
Remarks:
Gelatin calibration corrected to 8.7cm in accordance with: "Figure 5-2, Velocity Variation Correction to Measured BB Penetration Depth." Bullet Penetration, MacPherson, Duncan, Ballistic Publications, El Segundo, CA, 1994, p. 84.

Jacket fragments observed in all wound tracks.

Remarks:
Gelatin calibration corrected to 8.3cm in accordance with: "Figure 5-2, Velocity Variation Correction to Measured BB Penetration Depth." Bullet Penetration, MacPherson, Duncan, Ballistic Publications, El Segundo, CA, 1994, p. 84.

Five shot average penetration depth and expanded diameter cannot be determined because all bullets penetrated entire length of 18 inch gelatin block, exited, and were not recovered.


Figure 1. Angular View, Nose Up

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