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

Twist rate barrel blanks

It’s Not Black Magic: Optimal Twist Rate Selection for OEM Barrel Manufacturing

October 4, 2021
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Finding the Ideal Twist Rate for Your Production Barrel Design The last few decades have seen incredible growth in cartridge development across the firearm industry. Rapid advances in firearm technology have created niche load recipes ideally suited for a variety of different shooting disciplines and range conditions. Much of this has been driven by improvements …

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Vortakt rimfire barrels

Vortakt Barrel Works: The Firearm Industry’s Top OEM Manufacturer of Rimfire Rifle and Pistol Barrels

July 1, 2021
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Unique Requirements for Rimfire Barrel Manufacturing If you’re a rifle or pistol manufacturer, you’re well aware that rimfire platforms stand alone in a category of their own. With unique rifling, twist rates, chamber specifications, and exterior profiles, you need an OEM supplier with experience in accommodating the nuances required to produce a high-quality rimfire barrel. …

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Efficiency in Barrel Manufacturing and Beyond

April 27, 2021
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How Vortakt’s Ongoing Dedication to Efficiency Benefits the Firearm Manufacturing Process In a busy market characterized by backorders and surging demand, the efficiency of your upstream suppliers can make all the difference to your business’s bottom line. While all suppliers may attempt to improve their operational efficiency to some extent, Vortakt’s reinvestment of resources toward …

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