.40 S&W

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:25 am


The .40 S&W Firearm Cartridge Originated in The United States.40 Auto, .40 Short, 10x22mm


The .40 S&W (AKA: .40 Auto, .40 Short, 10x22mm ) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.4 in” (10.16mm) that is primarily used in Pistols. The .40 S&W originated in The United States in 1990. The .40 S&W also has a case length of 0.85 in” (21.59mm) and an overall length of 1.135 in” (28.83mm).

Cartridge Details

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  • 1990
  • The United States
  • Rimless, Straight
  • Pistols
  • 0.4 in” (10.16mm)
  • 0.423 in” (10.74mm)
  • 0.4231 in” (10.75mm)
  • 0.424 in” (10.77mm)
  • 0.424 in” (10.77mm)
  • 0.06 in” (1.4mm)
  • 0.85 in” (21.59mm)
  • 1.135 in” (28.83mm)
  • 19.3 gr H20 (1.25 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Small Pistol)
  • 35000 psi (241 MPa)
  • 225 MPa (32633 psi)
  • ~293 MPa (42424 psi)
The .40 S&W pistol cartridge has a case overall length of 1.135 inches.


.40 S&W Pistol Cartridge Dimensions show in Inches & MM


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