Forcing Cone

[′fȯrs·iŋ ‚kōn]

  • The portion at the breech of a revolver's barrel that tapers into the rifling. Tapered beginning of the lands at the origin of the rifling of a gun tube; the forcing cone allows the rotating band of the projectile to be gradually engaged by the rifling, thereby centering the projectile in the bore.
Revolver Forcng Cone
Revolver Forcing Cone