Airsoft and Paintball Kinetic Energies

AIRSOFT VS. PAINTBALL
Comparison of Kinetic Energy (Joules) imparted by various projectiles (BB vs. paintball) at varying velocities.
AIRSOFT
.2 gram BB
V(FPS) V(m/s) Mass (kg) Kinetic Energy (J)
250 76.20 0.0002 0.58
300 91.44 0.0002 0.84
350 106.68 0.0002 1.14
400 121.92 0.0002 1.49
450 137.16 0.0002 1.88
500 152.40 0.0002 2.32
550 167.64 0.0002 2.81
600 182.88 0.0002 3.34
.25 gram BB
V(FPS) V(m/s) Mass (kg) Kinetic Energy (J)
250 76.20 0.00025 0.73
300 91.44 0.00025 1.05
350 106.68 0.00025 1.42
400 121.92 0.00025 1.86
450 137.16 0.00025 2.35
500 152.40 0.00025 2.90
550 167.64 0.00025 3.51
600 182.88 0.00025 4.18
.3 gram BB
V(FPS) V(m/s) Mass (kg) Kinetic Energy (J)
250 76.20 0.0003 0.87
300 91.44 0.0003 1.25
350 106.68 0.0003 1.71
400 121.92 0.0003 2.23
450 137.16 0.0003 2.82
500 152.40 0.0003 3.48
550 167.64 0.0003 4.22
600 182.88 0.0003 5.02
.36 gram BB
V(FPS) V(m/s) Mass (kg) Kinetic Energy (J)
250 76.20 0.00036 1.05
300 91.44 0.00036 1.51
350 106.68 0.00036 2.05
400 121.92 0.00036 2.68
450 137.16 0.00036 3.39
500 152.40 0.00036 4.18
550 167.64 0.00036 5.06
600 182.88 0.00036 6.02
.43gram BB
V(FPS) V(m/s) Mass (kg) Kinetic Energy (J)
250 76.20 0.00043 1.25
300 91.44 0.00043 1.80
350 106.68 0.00043 2.45
400 121.92 0.00043 3.20
450 137.16 0.00043 4.04
500 152.40 0.00043 4.99
550 167.64 0.00043 6.04
600 182.88 0.00043 7.19
PAINTBALL
3 gram paintball
V(FPS) V(m/s) Mass (kg) Kinetic Energy (J)
250 76.20 0.003 8.71
300 91.44 0.003 12.54
350 106.68 0.003 17.07
400 121.92 0.003 22.30
450 137.16 0.003 28.22
500 152.40 0.003 34.84
550 167.64 0.003 42.15
600 182.88 0.003 50.17