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New Range Of IMR REACH Compliant Powder

New Range Of IMR REACH Compliant Powder
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With the changes to legislation in the UK in 2018, powders that do not have REACH compliant chemistry will soon be unavailable, causing shooters to switch to different products.

Henry Krank already stock a range of IMR powder, which you can view by visiting the IMR section on the Henry Krank website.

However, to be able to offer our customers a wider selection of powders that meet REACH standards, we have expanded the range of IMR powders that we have available.

- For a detailed list of REACH compliant powders stocked by Henry Krank, take a look at our guide by clicking here.


New Range of IMR Powders

The new IMR range of powders have comparable burn speeds to competitor powders. IMR powders use modern technology to ensure the product is “green,” burns clean and, in most cases, results in more energy from each grain of powder. IMR powders are consistent in bulk densities from lot to lot, eliminating some of the variability inherent in other competitors.


REACH Compliant IMR Powders Available from Henry Krank

Henry Krank are stocking four new IMR powders that are REACH compliant in 2018.

IMR Blue • IMR Enduron 4166 • IMR Enduron 4955 • IMR Enduron 7977

Read on to find out the characteristics of each of the new powders.

IMR – Blue

With the slowest burn speed of the new IMR family,IMR Blue is a true magnum propellant yielding outstanding performance in 12-gauge shotshells. Ideal burn speed where 1-1⁄4- and 1-3/8-oz. loads are the norm. Data for 10-gauge, 16-gauge and 20- gauge also available, providing true magnum velocities and performance. Available in 1lb / 454g bottles.

IMR Enduron series

The main features of the Enduron series are copper fouling eliminator, insensitivity to temperature changes, ideal loading density and being environmentally friendly.

Henry Krank stock three varieties from the Enduron series:

IMR – Enduron 4166

IMR Enduron 4166 is a versatile, match-grade propellant, with the fastest burn rate in the Enduron line. It is an extruded powder with a perfect burn speed for cartridges like 308 Winchester, 7.62mm NATO, 22-250 Remington or 257 Roberts, among other cartridges. This propellant performs comparably to Hodgdon Varget but charge weights are materially different. Available in 1lb / 454g bottles.

IMR – Enduron 4955

IMR Enduron 4955 is a versatile, match-grade propellant with a mid-range burn speed that is in between IMR4451 and IMR7977. It is an extruded powder and provides top performance for big game cartridges like 25-06, 270 Winchester, 280 Remington and 300 Win Mag, among other cartridges. This propellant performs comparably to Hodgdon H4831 but charge weights are materially different. Available in 1lb / 454g bottles.

IMR - Enduron 7977

IMR Enduron 7977 is the slowest burn rate in the Enduron family. Loading density is perfect for magnums, contributing to superb uniformity. This is a true magnum propellant yielding outstanding performance in 300 Winchester Magnum, 7mm Remington Magnum and 338 Lapua, among other cartridges. Loading density is perfect for magnums, nicely filling the case at maximum charges, contributing to superb uniformity and accuracy. IMR 7977 performs comparably to Hodgdon H1000 but charge weights are materially different. Available in 1lb / 454g bottles.


Where can I find IMR reloading data?

Henry Krank recommends consulting www.IMRReloading.com for the most accurate, up-to-date data.


Where can I find a powder comparison burn rate chart?

Using a powder comparison burn rate chart is a useful indication of other propellants that are ranked close to the current brand you are currently using.

This free comparison burn rate chart shows current powders in order of approximate burning rate.

- Check out our blog post on how to use a burn rate comparison chart for more information.

Please note that these guides are intended to be used as a reference. Each individual hand-loader must determine what is the best and safest load for their equipment. Henry Krank has no control over actual reloading data, procedures and methods, or the condition or choice of firearms and components being used, therefore no responsibility for the use of this data is implied or assumed.


How to order smokeless powder

No licence is required to purchase IMR powder, however, you must be over 18 to place an order. IMR reloading powder is available to collect in store or contact Henry Krank for a delivery quote.

Please note that we are unable to deliver outside of the UK.


Further information about REACH compliant powders

You may also be interested in the following articles:

- What are REACH compliant powders?

- Best alternative to Varget reloading powder

- REACH compliant Ramshot reloading powders