Manufacturing

Efficiency in Barrel Manufacturing and Beyond

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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Button Rifled vs. Cut Rifled Barrels: Which Option Is Right For You?

Choosing Between Vortakt® 400 and 500 Series Barrels The Different Methods of Barrel Rifling There’s a long-standing debate in the firearm industry about which rifling methodology provides the best performance. Whether it’s button rifling (100-400 Series), broach rifling, cold hammer forging, or single-point cut rifling (500 Series), there are plenty of valid options to choose …

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A New, Fully Automated Manufacturing Cell: Vortakt’s Response to Today’s Firearm Market

Robotic Automation and Precision Engineering Ramp Up Production To Match Demand When the firearm industry is faced with volatility and unprecedented demand, Vortakt® has the answer. In response to the recent surge in demand for firearms and firearm components, we’re adding a cutting-edge, fully automated manufacturing cell to expand our barrel production capacity. By capitalizing …

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Automation of barrel finishing

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

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

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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