Industrial Systems

Oehler Research has provided test equipment for the ammunition industry for over 40 years. You will find Oehler equipment used in most ballistic laboratories. Oehler equipment handles simple velocity tests, pressure tests, and the complex scoring and velocity tests in the demanding proving ground environment. Listed below are some of the most popular products.

  • Model 35BNC chronograph used with either two or three Model 57 Infrared Screens. Provides velocity measurements without using computer. More…
  • Model 32×2 Rebound chronograph used with two modified Model 57 Infrared Screens to measure the coefficient of restitution of sporting balls. Provides inbound and rebound velocities without using computer. More…
  • Model 36 Chronograph used with 2 or 3 Model 57 Screens and a Windows computer via USB to measure velocities. Includes rebound and machine gun functions. Automatic pdf report and data export to Excel More…
  • System 83 Ballistic Instrumentation measures muzzle velocity with Model 57 screens and measures chamber pressure using either piezoelectric transducer or strain gage. Downrange data collected using screens or an acoustic target. Connects to a Windows computer via serial port. More…
  • System 84 Shotshell Pressure and Velocity measures shotshell velocity with a coil system and pressure using a piezoelectric transducer. Exclusively for shotshell testing; there is no downrange capability. Connects to a Windows computer via serial port. More…
  • System 85 Ballistic Instrumentation measures both chamber and port pressures along with muzzle velocity. Includes capability for acoustic target and machine gun velocities. Connects to a Windows computer via USB with automatic pdf report and data export to Excel. More…
  • System 86 Acoustic Target is a scoring system using an array of 16 microphones. It is designed for a proving ground environment with wireless communication between targets and operator station. Targets of 10 meters square are used routinely and up to 9 targets can be used at a single gun position. Connects to a Windows computer via serial port and wireless modem. More…
  • System 87 Machine Gun Chronograph and Target measures muzzle velocities, rates of fire, and target coordinates at rates up to 10,000 rounds per minute. Connects to a Windows computer via USB with automatic pdf report and data export to Excel. More…
  • System 88 Enhanced Exterior Ballistics: Wireless system to verify ballistic coefficients over very long range. Basic System includes two controller units, one acoustic target, laser rangefinder, firing line Skyscreens, and radio for PC connectivity. More…
  • Model 57 Infrared Ballistic Screens are use to detect projectile passage through a reference plane. The screens will normally detect projectiles as small as .17 caliber at velocities as low as 250 fps. More…