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Airgun Pellets

Pellets are non-spherical projectiles designed to be shot from an air gun or commonly known as a pellet gun. Air gun pellets differ from bullets and shot used in firearms due to  the operating pressures; airguns operate at pressures as low as 750 pound/square inch, while firearms operate at many thousands of pounds/square inch. Airguns generally use a slightly undersized projectile that is designed to obturate upon shooting so as to seal the bore, and engage the rifling in comparison to firearms which have sufficient pressure to force a slightly oversized bullet to fit the bore in order to form a tight seal.