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Published on Apr 22, 2012
Penetration and expansion test of the 9mm +P+ Federal 9BPLE 115 grain JHP using a diluted form of SIM-TEST Ballistic Testing Media. The 9BPLE is also known as the "Illinois State Police" load.
This format is comparable to ballistic gel, and includes four layers of denim. The inclusion of denim is an IWBA protocol. Video includes brief overview of the cartridge, recoil shots, and one shot test. Post-shot evaluation shows bullet path through the block, average diameter, and retained weight. Test gun was a Glock 19, 4" barrel. Chronograph velocites are noted in the video.
VERY IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING AMMO TESTS ON THIS CHANNEL:
Please understand that these techniques are merely representations to indicate possible ballistics; they are not intended to replicate real-world street results. There are just too many factors involved in a self-defense scenario to offer a 100% degree of accuracy when compared to street results. It is essential to perform exhaustive research on your carry choice, which could yield actual use data. The law-abiding citizen bears ultimate responsibility for their ammunition choice and insuring reliability in their handgun.
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