Are Moly coated bullets really faster?
Moly-coated bullets will travel faster than ordinary bullets?
Molybdenum Sulfide (Moly) coated bullets
Bullets have along been coated with dry lubricants in order to improve their velocity. In particular the availability of of such ready-coated bullets has increased their popularity. There are 3 types of coating typically used on bullets, namely Molybdenum disulfide (Moly), Hexagonal Boron Nitride and Tungsten disulfide. Moly is the most common type of bullet coating used in firearms However moly can cause erosion of the gun’s barrel because it reacts with moisture to produce harmful substances.
1. Unauthorized use of firearms is illegal. Some countries carry extremely heavy penalties for the illegal possession or use of firearms.
2. Ensure that only a trained and authorized/licensed person is allowed to handle the firearm.
3. The tests must be conducted in a safe environment - eg a proper shooting range.