Industrial Systems

Oehler Research has provided test equipment for the ammunition industry for over 50 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 our most popular products.

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Model 57 Infrared Ballistic Screens

Used 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...
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Model 35BNC chronograph

Used with either two or three Model 57 Infrared Screens. Provides velocity measurements without using a computer. More...
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Model 35x2 chronograph

Used with two modified "Slow Velocity" Model 57 Infrared Screens to measure the coefficient of restitution of sporting balls. Provides inbound and rebound velocities without using a computer. More...
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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...
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85 Ballistic Instrumentation System

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...
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86 Acoustic Scoring System

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...
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87 Machine Gun Chronograph and Scoring System

Measures muzzle velocities, rates of fire, and impact 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...
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88 Enhanced Exterior Ballistics System

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...

89 BC Chrono™

Success of the System 88 now leads to the development of the System 89. Proving grounds may require multiple downrange targets, but most rifle shooters need only one target. One target requires only one radio link instead of the complex radio network. More...