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

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Explaining Mil-Spec Barrel Manufacturing

March 20, 2023
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What Does “Mil-Spec” Really Mean? The phrase “mil-spec” gets tossed around quite a bit throughout the firearm industry. More often than not, those materials marketed to the commercial market do not truly meet all of the defined government contract specifications. Just because a commercial barrel is promoted as having “mil-spec” features or a government profile …

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Vortakt Barrel Works Announces Release of Six New Barrel Product Categories

January 26, 2023
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Vortakt Barrel Works Announces Release of Six New Barrel Product Categories (Menomonee Falls, WI – February 1, 2023) – Vortakt Barrel Works® continues to expand its core product selection as part of its ongoing effort to serve as a world-class OEM barrel supplier for rifle, pistol, and shotgun manufacturers. Chad Weister, Managing Director of Vortakt …

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Vortakt Barrel Works Invests $1.5 Million Toward Manufacturing Facility Improvement Plan

December 6, 2022
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Vortakt Barrel Works Invests in Manufacturing Facility Improvement Plan (Menomonee Falls, WI – December 6, 2022) – Vortakt Barrel Works® continues to expand upon its 16,500 square foot Wisconsin production facility as part of its ongoing effort to serve as a world-class OEM barrel supplier for rifle, pistol, and shotgun manufacturers. Chad Weister, Managing Director …

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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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