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How Does a Gun Silencer Work?

Posted on 31 August 2011 by David Allred

Gun SilencerWe’ve all seen them and maybe even used them on occasion, but how does a gun silencer really work?

It’s a simple concept really. All a silencer, or suppressor is, is a chamber at the end of the barrel that disperses the air pressure caused by a gun shot, at a much slower rate. The sound from a gunshot is caused by a few things: the ignition of the gun powder and the escape of that high pressure from the barrel of your firearm. Continue Reading

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