.875 Low Profile Gas Block, Aero Logo - Nitride
The Gas Block on your AR-15 / AR-10 style rifle is an integral part of the gas system that allows your rifle to cycle. By tapping off-gas from the barrel and diverting it back into the gas key of the bolt carrier group, there is enough inertial force to unlock the bolt carrier, send it rearward to the recoil assembly, and extract and pickup another cartridge to fire.
About this Gas Block: This gas block is machined with a .875 Gas Port. .875 Gas Ports are found on both AR-15 barrels chambered in .223 Remington, 5.56 NATO, and .300 Blackout; and AR-10 barrels chambered in .308, 7.62 NATO, and 6.5 Creedmoor. This gas block size is known for its reliability it assists the rifle function in regular and adverse conditions. .875 Size Gas Blocks are Larger than standard profile barrels, typically found on larger caliber barrels such as .450 Bushmaster, .458 SOCOM, and .50BW.
Gas Port Size: This gas block is a larger than average .875 size gas block.
Platform: This gas block will work on both AR-15 and AR-10 barrels, for .308 and 6.5 Creedmoor barrels.
Profile: This Gas Block is 'low-profile' and designed to fit underneath free float handguards.
Finish: Nitride - This gas block uses a nitride finish, making it have improved rust and corrosion resistance. Nitrided parts are typically glossy in texture.
Attachment Style: Slide On - This gas block has a fixed size and must slide on from the front of the rifle and is secured in place with 2 set screws near the bottom.
Material: Steel - This gas block is made from hardened & tempered steel, providing the strength and rigidity to withstand forces of expanding gasses and vibration from the rifle or pistol under operation.
DISCLAIMER: **Before purchasing, please be mindful of possible tolerance differences resulting from your handguard profile, barrel profile, gas length, and barrel gas port.**
Brand: Aero Precision
Model: .875 Low Profile Gas Block, Aero Logo - Nitride (C)
Attachment Style: Slide On