Precision Tooling Solutions for Firearms Manufacturing

December 12, 2023
Rifle and Shot Gun Barrels, Gundrills, Pistol Barrels, Firing Pin Holes, Aluminum Upper Bores

Star Cutter Company, a provider of custom-engineered tooling solutions for precision applications, will be displaying its cutting tools tailored for firearms manufacturing at the Shot Show 2024, Jan. 23-26 in the Supplier Showcase, booth #51317 at the Venetian Expo in Las Vegas. On display will be tooling and solutions to machine the following:

  • Rifle and Shot Gun Barrels, including best practices with TIR Control and quality for hole size and button rifling utilizing the star gundrills, push/pull reamer and rifling buttons.
  • Gundrills, including Custom Express Gundrill Line for fast deliveries needs in 17-50 caliber sizes.
  • Pistol Barrel inner diameters
  • Firing Pin Holes
  • Aluminum Upper Bores, which includes Star Cutter’s patented SRT Reamer for optimization of bore quality.

Star Cutter Company is recognized for solving unique challenges, reducing machining time and improving quality and productivity for overall cost savings. For example, special-designed gundrills can reduce tool drift to provide excellent TIR from entry to exit and optimized chip control that leads to longer tool life.

Related Glossary Terms

  • gundrill


    Self-guided drill for producing deep holes with good accuracy and fine surface finish. Has coolant passages that deliver coolant to the tool/workpiece interface at high pressure.

  • reamer


    Rotating cutting tool used to enlarge a drilled hole to size. Normally removes only a small amount of stock. The workpiece supports the multiple-edge cutting tool. Also for contouring an existing hole.

  • total indicator runout ( TIR)

    total indicator runout ( TIR)

    Combined variations of all dimensions of a workpiece, measured with an indicator, determined by rotating the part 360°.