For over a century most projectiles have been mass-produced with a process called cold forming. Lead and copper were shaped with brute force in punches and dies to create projectiles. While this is still an effective way to produce projectiles, other manufacturing methods have progressed thus giving us new, more efficient ways to produce projectiles.
Inceptor Ammunition has redefined the projectile manufacturing process by applying advanced injection-molding technology, cutting-edge engineering and a highly specialized polymer-copper compound to designs and a process that results in precise, consistent, accurate, low ricochet, range compliant projectiles with sound terminal performance. Our organic tool-making capability and flexible manufacturing processes allow us a great deal of agility in terms of rapid prototyping and production, with the ability to meet very specific performance characteristics on very tight timelines. The process allows us to go from concept to full production in greatly reduced time compared to swagging (faster time-to-market) and results in precision projectile designs that function very well in modern firearms and would cost many times more if manufactured using slow and expensive lathes and solid copper.
These revolutionary projectiles are available in the brass-cased Inceptor brand of ammunition.
Inceptor patented projectile manufacturing processes do not yield byproducts that turn into potentially hazardous waste streams. And, because there is no final cleaning or polishing of the parts when they come out of the machines, the ammunition manufacturing process becomes remarkably streamlined. The raw materials we can use to create projectiles are almost as limitless as your budget allows.
Our standard projectile is constructed of a polymer-copper compound that delivers projectile weights on the lower end of the spectrum when compared to current frangible projectile offerings. These weights maintain enough resistance to deliver consistent firearm function while using conventional propellants.
To the shooter, less weight means less recoil, higher velocity and flatter trajectories. Firearms, like compact 380 Auto and 40 S&W, are typically unwieldy to shoot, but with a switch to a lighter projectile, recoil is reduced. The lighter weight makes it easier for beginner and smaller-statured shooters to handle these handguns, thus making for a more enjoyable range session.
Inceptor Ammunition loads use the finest SAAMI-compliant U.S. components and precision, high-speed loading equipment. Our equipment has laser-based quality sensors to ensure we maintain the tightest dimensional and performance tolerances. We also follow a very stringent component and lot testing program. Finally, our inspection and packaging teams perform manual quality checks and final inspections on every round to ensure the very highest quality product ships to our discerning customers.