Overview Alliant Power Pro 2000 MR
Every container of Alliant Smokeless Powder(Alliant Power Pro 2000 MR ) is backed by a century of manufacturing experience and the most exacting quality control procedures in the industry. Chemical composition, grain shape and size, and overall density are constantly checked and tested in a ballistics lab to ensure consistency.
Power Pro 2000-MR offers superior velocity and Lot-to-Lot uniformity. A spherical powder designed for medium rifle calibers, the Power Pro 2000-MR powder delivers improved velocity and density for easier metering. Because it’s designed for specific cartridge and applications, it will allow reloaders to create a load similar to factory loaded ammunition. Excellent performance in 223 Remington and 308 Winchester. loads.
Warnings from the Manufacturer:
Do not exceed the loads displayed in the reloaders guide. Never mix any two powders regardless of type, brand, or source. Never substitute any smokeless powder for Black Powder or any Black Powder substitute.
FAQ On Alliant Power(Pro 2000 MR)
- Which Alliant powder for 308
Alliant’s new AR-Comp is the ideal powder for fast action, high volume AR shooters as well as those who enjoy shooting traditional rifles. Developed specifically for AR-style rifles and ideally suited for heavy 223 and 308 match bullets, AR-Comp delivers high performance ignition each and every time.
- Did Hodgdon buy Alliant
Hodgdon Powder Company also owns and distributes the GOEX® black powder brand. For 2019, Hodgdon has added Alliant Powder® to the list of smokeless powders and will be distributing this powder to customers. “Powder distribution is our core competency,” said Chris Hodgdon, public and media relations manager.
- Are Alliant powder temperature sensitivity?
Some gunpowder has the reputation of being particularly susceptible to variations in temperature. Alliant’s Reloder line is one, for example. Others, such as Hodgdon’s Extreme line, are purposely designed to be stable in extremes of heat and cold.
- Which Alliant powder for 6.5 Creedmoor
H4350 is indeed a great powder for the Creedmoor, but H4831, IMR 4350, IMR 4831, IMR 4451, W-748, IMR 8208XBR, Varget, Big Game, as well as W-748 from Hodgdon have all proven to be excellent performers depending on the rifle and bullet. Alliant’s Reloader 15 and 17 have both produced excellent results.
- What is Alliant Blue Dot powder used for
Alliant Blue Dot powder is the premium choice for magnum shotshell loads, giving some of the highest velocities within its pressure ranges. This smokeless magnum powder can also be used for magnum 10,12,16,20, and 28 gauge shotshell loads with superior consistency for accurate hunting loads.
- What powder is best for 45 ACP
Best Powders for Reloading 45 ACP
My favorites are Hodgdon Titegroup and IMR Target for light competition loads and Hodgdon CFE Pistol and Winchester AutoComp for heavy competition and defense loads.
FAQ On Smokeless Gun Powder
- What is in smokeless gun powder
Spherical smokeless powder is generally made from nitrocellulose as the base material. The nitrocellulose may be derived from purified cellulose, such as from cotton linters or wood, which is then nitrated by being treated with nitric and sulfuric acids (Olsen 1942. Smokeless powder.
- What is the difference between gunpowder and smokeless powder?
There are several advantages of smokeless powder over black powder. First, smokeless powder is about three times as powerful as black powder, which extends its range and allows for small caliber ammo. As a result, a soldier can carry more rounds and does not need to worry much about smoke giving his position away.
- What is the advantage of smokeless powder
Nitrocellulose propellants produce much less smoke and flash than black powder and deliver much more mechanical work per unit of weight. The other advantages of smokeless powder are its improved stability in storage, its reduced erosive effects on gun bores, and the improved control obtainable over its rate of burning.
- Does water ruin smokeless powder
Unlike in ANFO, or even black powder, the water doesn’t do any harm to smokeless powder. In powder factories, it is routine to process the powder wet, for safety reasons, and dry it only as one of the last steps before packaging.
- Does smokeless powder burn or explode
The burning rate of smokeless powder increases with increased pressure. If burning smokeless powder is confined, gas pressure will rise and eventually can cause the container to burst. Under such circumstances, the bursting of a strong container creates effects similar to an explosion.
- Can smokeless powder be used in fireworks
As is the case for black powder, moisture can cause deterioration. Black powder substitutes are used only occasionally in fireworks, and smokeless powders are not used at all.
FAQ On Gun Powder
- What are the 3 main ingredients in gunpowder
Rather than being one particular compound, gunpowder is actually a mix of three different components. It consists of potassium nitrate (75% by weight), charcoal (15% by weight), and sulfur (10% by weight). Each of these components plays an important role in the combustion of gunpowder.
- Why is it called gun powder
gunpowder, any of several low-explosive mixtures used as propelling charges in guns and as blasting agents in mining. The first such explosive was black powder, which consists of a mixture of saltpetre (potassium nitrate), sulfur, and charcoal.
- What are the negatives of gunpowder?
Disadvantages of Gunpowder:
The manufacturing process of gunpowder uses large amounts of energy. It is dangerous to work with and could cause explosions. The smoke from the burning gunpowder is unhealthy. The loud noise can be disturbing.
- What are the 2 kinds of gunpowder
There are two basic types of modern smokeless gunpowder: single and double base. Single-base smokeless powder is made from nitrocellulose. Double-base smokeless powder is a combination of nitrocellulose and also nitroglycerin.
- How long will gunpowder last
Under proper storage, modern smokeless powder can last for decades. However, this does not mean the reloader can ignore how the powder is stored. Particularly if in an uncontrolled environment such as a garage or storage building.
- Can gun powder start a fire
Gunpowder Can Assist in Fire Ignition. Smokeless powder obtained by opening bullets or shotshells can assist in fire ignition. Black powder, however, burns more rapidly and may explode if too much is used. In either case, a small amount is sprinkled on tinder or piled beside it, and a spark is used to ignite it. (heavy bullet, density for more efficient metering, alliant power pro 2000-mr smokeless, excellent performance in heavy 223 ).