Vihtavuori Smokeless Powder is used by the some of the best shooters and manufacturers in the competitive shooting industry, they have gained an excellent reputation for being one of the best smokeless powders available. All of these powders ensure clean burning and repeatable shooting properties in all weathers and conditions. Vihtavuori Smokeless Powders are credited with uniform and superb quality based on full control of the whole production chain beginning from the production of nitrocellulose to the bottling of the end product. These strict quality acceptance limits have helped reloaders and cartridge manufacturers to achieve similar loads regardless of the production lot for more than 85 years. It is easy to see why Vihtavuori Smokeless Powders have achieved a strong position among top class shooters around the world
The N500 series powders are impregnated extruded rifle powders with Nitroglycerol added as extra energy component. If higher loading densities and more energy are needed, N500 series powders are competent alternatives for the N100 series powders. The N530 is the fastest burning of all Vihtavuori high-energy rifle powders. It’s a great choice for the reloading hunter when flat trajectory and reasonable velocity is needed, like in fox hunting. N530 is also an ideal rifle powder for many of the smaller bottle-necked cases like the .223 Rem or some other 5,56 mm solution, or for large straight-walled cases such as the .45-70 Springfield. It is also a good powder for medium capacity cases like the .308 Win. when using lighter weight bullets of 155 grains or less. The N530 was originally developed and qualified for 5.56 mm x 45 (Cal .223 Rem.) in military use (NATO), but these days it’s used in a versatile range of loads in cartridges like the .308 Win., 9,3 x 62; .45-70 Government and .458 Win. Mag.