RS12 Pistol Powder


RS12 has been specifically developed as complement to the Reload-Swiss RS portfolio. At the moment of launch it is our quickest powder. It is suitable for many pistol and smaller revolver calibres. For applications which do not result satisfying in combination with RS20 in regard to unburnt residues.

Standard calibre

  • .38 Special
  • .40 S&W
  • .45 ACP
  • 9 mm Luger

Packaging units

500 g can + 4 kg drum

Powder type

RS12 is a porous, extruded single-perforated propellant based on nitrocellulose.

Safe service life

If properly stored, the propellant powder remains safe to use for up to ten years.

Verification tolerances

Batch-to-batch tolerance:

v5 ±12 m/s
pmax ±250 bar

Key characteristics

Heat of explosion approx. 4.050 J/g
Bulk density approx. 630 g/l
Grain diameter approx. 0,7 mm
Grain length approx. 1,0 mm
The perfect hit!
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