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Manufacturing of SIG Sauer 9 x 19 mm Pistols

BOLTON-KING, Rachel S. and EVANS, J. Paul O. and SMITH, Clifton L. and PAINTER, Jonathon D. and ALLSOP, Derek F. and CRANTON, Wayne M. (2012) Manufacturing of SIG Sauer 9 x 19 mm Pistols. Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners Journal, 44 (1). pp. 19-28. ISSN 1048-9959

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This article details the manufacturing processes and assembly of 9 x 19 mm calibre SIG Sauer duty, sporting and limited edition pistols produced at the factory in Eckernforde, Germany. The principal manufacturing focus for this paper is SIG Sauer barrel production, as two methods of rifling are utilized in their pistols; electrochemical rifling and cold hammer forged rifling. However, pistol slide and frame manufacturing is also discussed, as well as assembly, proofing and test firing of firearms before sale.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 9 x 19 mm, electrochemical, hammer forged, manufacturing, rifling, SIG Sauer
Subjects: F200 Materials Science
F400 Forensic and Archaeological Science
F900 Others in Physical Sciences
H700 Production and Manufacturing Engineering
Faculty: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences > Sciences
Depositing User: Rachel BOLTON-KING
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2013 16:03
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2013 16:03
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/1264

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