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Number: 102/450
Name: Ammunition and explosives > Cartridges > Shot > Shot container > Collapsible wad
Description: Subject matter wherein a plug, packing, etc., is used as a spacer, seal, cushion, etc., in a shot container and is so constructed that it will cave-in, breakdown, etc., when the cartridge is fired.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
102/451 Integral wad 23

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8276519 Wad-less cartridges and method of manufacturing the same Oct. 2, 2012
7243603 Shot pattern control wad structure for shotshell Jul. 17, 2007
7207273 Buckshot round Apr. 24, 2007
6860207 Compressible shot shell Mar. 1, 2005
6164209 Shotshell basewad Dec. 26, 2000
5792979 Two-element wad with pneumatic damping Aug. 11, 1998
5361701 Shotgun slug tracer round and improved shotgun slug Nov. 8, 1994
4970959 Collapsible basewad Nov. 20, 1990
4825767 Wad for shotgun shotshell May. 2, 1989
4782759 Dual sealed composite wad structure Nov. 8, 1988
4733613 Adjustable volume shot wad structure and method of assembling the same Mar. 29, 1988
4307664 Plastic shot shell wad Dec. 29, 1981
4164903 Shotgun wad for use as a practice projectile Aug. 21, 1979

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