Traducción de percussion cap en Español:

percussion cap

cápsula fulminante, n.


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    cápsula fulminante femenino
    • The trigger detonates a pre-loaded percussion cap which both blasts the projectile out the front of the launcher and ignites the rocket.
    • In 1915 a Belgian company designed a grenade which contained a spring-loaded striker, percussion cap, fuse and detonator.
    • With the introduction of the percussion cap in 1822, and the conical Mini rifle-bullet in 1849, the infantry attack column was doomed, as the Russians found out to their cost in the Crimean war.
    • The hammer fell, hitting the percussion cap at the base of the cartridge: the cordite charge ignited, accelerating the bullet to over 600 meters a second (something I remembered from my school days).
    • The first handgun appeared with a wrought iron forged barrel in the 15th century, then came the matchlock in the 15th century, the wheel-lock and flintlock in the 16th century, and the percussion cap arriving early in the 19th century.