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Broaching for AR15 Magwells and Barrel Extensions

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

When it comes to maintaining tight tolerances for a specialty product or part such as lower receiver magwells or barrel extensions for the AR-15, broaching is the natural choice. An increase in productivity and precision finishes are only a few of the advantages that production broaching offers. Let’s look at a few more:

Broaching of AR-15 Lower Receivers and Barrel Extensions

When considering broaching of the AR-15 magwell and barrel extension, BMS stands at the ready for immediate high volume production work. Below are the additional advantages that broach and Broaching Machine Specialties in particular offer to manufacturers of the AR-15:

  • Broaching is far less costly on a per-piece basis than EDM
  • Part finish produced by broaching is superior to EDM
  • Broaching is extremely fast and efficient
  • Barrel extension broaching takes less than 20 seconds per part
  • Lower receiver mag well broaching takes less than 30 seconds per part
  • FFL (Federal Firearms License) application in process and expected by the end of May 2014
  • BMS can also provide New or re-manufactured turnkey broaching systems tooled for lower receivers or barrel extensions

Manufacturers of the AR-15 Rifle Choose BMS

Manufacturers of the AR-15 seek dependability, accuracy, and quality from a trusted supplier like Broaching Machine Specialties. If your organization is seeking top-quality broaching services and timely deliveries then we encourage you to contact us today and see why BMS offers your company a competitive advantage.

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Production Broaching, Tooling and Turnkey Broaching Systems for the AR-15 Assault Rifle

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Brief History on the AR15

The AR15 was designed in 1957 by Jim Sullivan, Bob Fremont, and Eugene Stoner as a service rifle and semi-automatic rifle.

Still in service today, the AR15 which is also referred to as the AR-15 are both trademarks registered to Colt Industries which is one of manufacturers for the weapon. The other weapons manufacturers include AramLite, Bushmaster, Rock River Arms, Stag Arms, DPMS Panther Arms, and a few others.

The AR-15 is legal to own in Australia, The United States, Austria, Canada, Finland, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Sweden, South Africa, and UK.

Increased Demand of AR-15 Rifles

Demand from consumers in the United States for the AR-15 has skyrocketed making it one of the most popular weapons to own in America. In fact, late in December of 2012 ammunition supplier Brownells reported selling more than 3 year’s worth of ammunition for AR-15 magazines in just 3 days.

Production Broaching, Tooling and Turnkey Broaching Systems for the AR-15

A very important aspect to the manufacturing of parts for the AR-15 rifle is broaching. Broaching Machine Specialties (BMS) is equipped for production broaching of the AR-15 that includes the following:

  • Custom tooling that is production ready with open time for the broaching of AR-15 lower receiver magwells and barrel extensions.
  • The provision of new or reconditioned turnkey broaching systems for either of these applications.
  • The ability to build broaching cutting tools and fixtures for either of these applications.
  • Specific experience with the delivery of numerous broaching systems, both vertical and horizontal for both of these applications.

Top Weapons Manufacturers Choose BMS

Dependability, accuracy and quality not to mention pricing and delivery are key attributes that top weapons manufacturers of the AR-15 rifle seek in a trusted supplier like Broaching Machine Specialties. Our ability to take a custom specification and transform it into a usable end product by providing tooling, machines or production broaching services is what separates BMS from all other companies in the broaching industry. Contact us today and see why.

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