Federal highlights new Syntech rounds at SHOT Show range day
By Jacki Billings
Syntech PCC 9mm rounds waiting to be shot at Federal’s booth in Las Vegas. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com)
Federal brought its newest ammo to Las Vegas, entertaining Industry Day at the Range guests with ammo cans full of its latest Syntech ammunition.
The Syntech PCC and Syntech Training Match ammo are some of the newest rounds to come from Federal’s factory. The Syntech loads are outfitted with a unique TSJ projectile. This projectile utilizes a polymer jacket to prevent metal fouling while also reducing barrel heat and friction. When Guns.com stopped by Federal’s booth, the company told us that not only does the Syntech better help preserve firearm barrels but it also aids in feeding. The company said that the polymer jacket feeds better and more reliably.
In addition to a smoother operation, the Syntech ammo also reduces splash-back on steel targets. Both the PCC and Training Match rounds feature Federal’s Catalyst primer, opting for a hot, reliable ignition sans the lead.
The Syntech PCC ammo alongside a decked-out PCC. (Photo: Jacki Billings/Guns.com)
The Syntech PCC rounds target the surging popularity that is the pistol caliber carbine community. While at the Federal booth, Jake Martens of the United States Practical Shooting Association told Guns.com that competition