OEM Barrel Manufacturing

Firearm manufacturers rely on Vortakt to produce quality barrels manufactured to exact specifications with our cutting-edge technology.
We offer expert engineering, precision manufacturing, and an integrated business partnership, all for the price of a barrel.

Vortakt Barrel Performance Series

100 Series Barrels

Economy and quick turnaround without sacrificing quality, for when margins make all the difference.

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200 Series Barrels

Our most popular and versatile offering. The perfect balance of performance, value, and process.

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300 Series Barrels

Finished to perform. The benefits of a straighter bore, tighter tolerances, and lapped finish in volume you can rely on.

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400 Series Barrels

Match-grade quality barrels held to exacting standards, with the added benefits of lead lapping.

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500 Series Barrels

The final word in precision. Small batch production with tightest possible controls and performance standards.

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How We Make Barrels & Barrel Options

Blanket order program

Barrel Blanks 101

We provide a comprehensive step-by-step overview of the materials and production processes that go into each and every Vortakt barrel blank.

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Caliber & twist options

Rifling Types 101

Button, Single Point Cut, Broach, and Cold Hammer Forged: Which rifling type is the right fit for you?

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Rifling types

Caliber & Twist Options

Explore common caliber and twist options offered by Vortakt. Additional options are available by request.

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Barrel Manufacturing Insights From Our Blog

Now Offering OEM Barrels for the AK Rifle Platform

June 16, 2022
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Government Contract and Commercial Barrels for AK-47, AKM, AK-74, and Other Kalashnikov Firearm Designs Vortakt Barrel Works has a well-developed reputation as a government subcontractor, supporting the firearm manufacturers that supply military and law enforcement agencies across the globe. Vortakt’s production support extends well beyond that of domestic service rifles, including the many governments and …

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Vortakt Custom Tooling Solutions for OEM Barrel Manufacturing

Custom Rifling Configurations for OEM Barrels

June 1, 2022
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Providing Rifle and Pistol OEM’s with Unique Rifling Design Solutions While Vortakt® maintains a versatile collection of tooling designed to accommodate most SAAMI spec barrel designs (as evidenced in our Caliber List spreadsheet), we frequently receive requests for rifling profiles with unique or proprietary bore and groove dimensions, leading and trailing edge configurations, or different …

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Vortakt Expands Production Capacity with Revolutionary New Turning Center

May 17, 2022
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OEM Barrel Manufacturer Introduces Industry-leading Automation Technology Vortakt Barrel Works once again demonstrates its commitment to becoming the future of OEM barrel manufacturing by introducing “The Profiler”, a new fully automated turning cell that consolidates contouring, chambering, gas porting, threading, and crowning operations in a single machine. This 2021 Okuma LT2000 EX CNC lathe features …

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OEM Promise

Our OEM Promise: We Make Your Barrels - Vortakt Barrel Works provides OEM rifle and pistol barrel manufacturing services to top brands across the firearm industry.

By effectively harnessing automation technology and adhering to engineering best practices, our team provides innovative partnership solutions based on your unique needs.

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