US Primer, Percussion, M36

 

1572-331

Description

The Primer, Percussion, M36, is standard for assembly in Cartridge Cases M21A1 and M21A1B1. It is the American type of primer with the anvil included. The primer consists of a brass primer cup, a strip brass anvil, a foiling paper cover, and a primer mixture of 2.1 grains. The primer is press fit into the cartridge case and is either staked with five equally spaced stab crimps, or is roll crimped in place.

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Source(s)

TM 9-1904, Ammunition Inspection Guide (1944)