Previously Released by Canada’s Lambton College December 15, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. EST
SARNIA, ON–(Marketwired – Dec 16, 2015) – Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. (OTC PINK: LLLI)
A research collaboration between Lambton College’s Bluewater Technology Access Centre (BTAC) and Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. has led to the successful development of “less lethal” munition for use in Lamperd’s 40 MM launcher. The new product was designed for training purposes and field applications such as crowd control and peace-keeping activities using less lethal means.
Throughout the project, which began in April 2015, BTAC developed a number of functional prototypes using the facilities in the Additive Manufacturing lab, in particular Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) of nylon. Testing was carried out at Lamperd’s facility in Sarnia. Once the final functional prototype performed to expectations, BTAC staff and students designed and produced a 3D printed prototype of a mold for mass production.
The expected benefits of this less lethal munition as compared to conventional metal based munition include a reduction of severity of training accidents, reduction of metal waste, use of non-toxic synthetic materials, and a reduction in production costs.
“Lamperd Less Lethal has developed an excellent working relationship with BTAC throughout this project,” says Barry Lamperd, CHM and CEO, Lamperd Less Lethal. “Partnering with Lambton College has given us access to knowledge and technologies pooled from resources that are not readily available to small businesses. I feel the expertise of the students and staff contributed greatly to the…