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Vortakt Expands Production Capacity Through Automation Improvement

December 16, 2020
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FOR INFORMATION CONTACT Chad Vendette Marketing Director (262) 345-0888 (Ext. 247) Barrel Manufacturer Acquires Additional Technology to Offer Unmatched Production Capacity MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (December 16, 2020) – Vortakt® Barrel Works continues to develop its state-of-the-art automation capability in the OEM production of rifle and pistol barrels, further improving the level of support currently provided …

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Automation of barrel finishing

Automating the Barrel Manufacturing Process: Turning, Milling, Chambering, and Finishing

December 10, 2020
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How Does Vortakt Barrel Works Streamline Barrel Production? In Part 1 of our “Automating the Barrel Manufacturing Process” blog series, we reviewed the various operations involved in automating barrel blank production. While many Vortakt® clients finish their own barrels, we also offer turning, milling, and chambering options for semi-finished and finished barrel production for OEM’s. …

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Automation of blank manufacturing

Automating The Barrel Blank Manufacturing Process

December 10, 2020
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How Does Vortakt® Barrel Works Streamline Barrel Production? There has been a long-held assumption passed through the firearm industry that the manufacturing process of rifle and pistol barrels is “Black Magic.” While the various elements required to produce a top-quality barrel may require specialized machines, quality tooling, and select lubricant recipes, the truth of the …

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Vortakt 500 Series Barrel

A Vortakt® Barrel Review – 500 Series Barrel Break-In

August 24, 2020
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Barrel Break-In and Practical Accuracy Testing Barrel Break-In: Does It Really Matter? There are no shortage of controversial topics in the firearm industry. Much like the classic “9mm vs. 45 ACP” and “AR vs. AK” debates, it seems like many shooters have a very strong opinion on the subject of barrel break-in. While the discussion …

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