40mm BIP Collapsible Gel Round, Inert Powder

MODEL: 6423 SKU: 1201743 PART: 6423

The BIP is the newest addition to the existing less-lethal “point-of-aim, point-of-impact” solutions and is most commonly used by tactical teams in situations where greater accuracy and deliverable energy is desired for the incapacitation of an aggressive, non-compliant subject. Collapsible Gel Nose Technology enables the projectile to engage the target with higher kinetic energy across the operational range while remaining less-lethal at the minimum engagement range.

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40mm BIP Collapsible Gel Round, Inert Powder,

The BIP is the newest addition to the existing less-lethal “point-of-aim, point-of-impact” solutions and is most commonly used by tactical teams in situations where greater accuracy and deliverable energy is desired for the incapacitation of an aggressive, non-compliant subject. Collapsible Gel Nose Technology enables the projectile to engage the target with higher kinetic energy across the operational range while remaining less-lethal at the minimum engagement range.

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• The 40mm Blunt Impact Projectile less-lethal ammunition incorporates patented technologies to be highly effective in a number of enforcement situations.
• The projectile, which is spin stabilized via the incorporated rifling collar and the 40mm launcher’s rifled barrel, delivers significant kinetic energy while ensuring less lethal performance.
• The round utilizes smokeless powder as the propellant and has velocities that are extremely consistent.
• The 40mm BIP Projectiles have payload options of OC, CS, Inert Powder, Marking Liquid or Marking Powder.
• The colored Marking Liquid or Powder identifies targets for apprehension with a temporary mark, which remains on skin and clothing up to 24 hours.
• The Collapsible Gel Nose technology enables kinetic energy to be applied over a larger surface area of the body, targeting the lower torso or extremities. These areas provide sufficient pain stimulus, while greatly reducing serious or life-threatening injuries. Impacts closer than 1.5 meters or targeting the subject’s head, neck, or upper torso can result in serious injury or death.

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STORAGE OF CHEMICAL MUNITIONS

Poor storage conditions will significantly reduce the shelf life of these chemical products resulting in the replacement of the munitions sooner than necessary or the possible use of defective products. Humidity and heat are the two most damaging factors that destroy chemical munitions.

  • The projectiles and grenades should be stored in a controlled atmosphere with temperatures between 60 degrees Fahrenheit to 75 degrees Fahrenheit with less than 60% relative humidity.
  • Munitions should remain sealed in their shipping containers until they are to be used or placed in a call out box.
  • Never store the grenades and projectiles in the trunk of a car for prolonged periods. The heat may cause the munitions to deteriorate. Exposure to high temperatures can cause the agent to melt, plugging the ports. The unit then has the potential for becoming a fragmentation grenade.

The worst situation for munitions is changes from extreme cold to hot or vice versa.

  • Storage for 24 hours or more is not recommended for temperatures below –20 degrees Fahrenheit especially in high moisture situations. The munitions may still perform but perhaps at a diminished level.
  • Black Powder rounds are more sensitive to cold than smokeless rounds.
  • Pyrotechnic grenades are the least sensitive to colder temperatures because of their chemical makeup.

Stored munitions should be inspected for physical integrity and a representative sample functioned twice a year. Munitions that have surpassed the warranty of 5 YEARS should be replaced.

DISPOSAL OF CHEMICAL AGENTS

The following information is intended only to provide general information for our customers. It is extremely important that anyone using our chemical products comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations. We recommend that you consult with appropriate legal counsel or governmental authorities prior to disposing of any of our chemical products.

In 1976, Congress enacted a law entitled, The Resource Conservations and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA). This law was intended to protect human health and the environment from imprudent disposal of “hazardous wastes.”

Outdated or otherwise unusable pyrotechnic items are considered “hazardous waste” under RCRA and are assigned the EPA hazardous waste code of D00 1 due to their ignitable characteristic. Disposal of these items must be done in accordance with all applicable Federal and/or State laws. Many states have hazardous waste management programs that are much more stringent than Federal law. For this reason, you should check with the EPA Regional Office to determine to what extent these laws apply to you.