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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 …

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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 …

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Heavy Metal - Manufacturing Department of Defense or NATO Contract .50 BMG Barrels

Heavy Metal – Manufacturing .50 BMG Barrels

November 8, 2022
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Vortakt Barrel Works: Commercial and Government Subcontracting of .50 BMG Barrels Vortakt has had a long-standing reputation as a government subcontractor of rifle and carbine barrels for infantry small arms …

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Vortakt’s S³ Technology Solution for Clocking Machined Features on Barrels

October 1, 2022
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How the Single Setup Solution Mitigates Most Barrel Indexing Issues When a barrel manufacturer mentions clocking, they’re not referring to your 6:00AM wakeup call! Clocking (or indexing) is tied to …

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Crown is King – How Carbon Buildup Can Negatively Affect Barrel Accuracy

August 8, 2022
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How Muzzle Brakes and Suppressors Increase Carbon Fouling During a recent trip to the range, the Vortakt team ran across an interesting barrel performance phenomenon that took our engineering group …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The Vortakt 5-in-1 Difference: Supplying Barrels Across the Firearm Industry

March 23, 2022
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Providing Best-In-Class OEM Barrel Manufacturing Services at Every Price Point If you’re a rifle or pistol manufacturer with a wide-ranging product selection, you’re intimately familiar with the struggles of sourcing …

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