Faxon Firearms AR-15 8.5" Taper, 9mm Pistol Caliber Carbine, Blow-back, 4150 QPQ, 1-10T Barrel
General Barrel Info: The barrel on a 9mm AR-15 barrel operates under 'direct blowback' there is no gas system directly connected to a 9mm AR-15 barrel for the system to cycle. By design 9mm AR-15 barrels are affordable and come in many sizes, rifle, and pistol. This includes many of the familiar barrel profiles found on standard/common AR-15 platforms. Building an AR-15 chambered in 9mm is a great choice for training, or for your next Pistol Caliber Carbine build.
About This Barrel: The Barrel is made by Faxon Firearms it is 8.5" long, and is machined from 4150 CrMoV and finished in a Nitride appearance. Chambered for 9mm Luger, using a Medium profile design, this barrel will be a perfect choice for your next AR-15 PCC.
About the Profile: Medium - Medium Profile barrels are designed to have an even weight distributed from the beginning to the end of the barrel, this results in a rather tubular looking appearance but with identical rigidity and properties to a government profile barrel.
Barrel Classification: Pistol
Length: This Barrel is designated as a Pistol length barrel with an overall length of 8.5".
Caliber: 9mm - This barrel is chambered in 9mm, perfect for light recoiling pistol caliber carbines or rifles. 9mm is the most popular pistol cartridge in North America.
Material: 4150 CrMoV - Chrome-Moly Vanadium, or simply "CMV", is the official mil-spec gun steel developed by Colt Firearms for the military-issued M16 and M4. It contains the same elements as 4150 steel. It also contains Vanadium. Vanadium significantly increases the strength, hardness, and high-temperature stability of the steel.
Finish: Nitride - Nitriding is a process during manufacturing that diffuses nitrogen into the steel to make a case-hardened surface for improved resistance and strength. A Nitrided barrel typically have a gloss black texture.
Thread Pitch: 1/2x28 - This threading is commonly found on barrels chambered in 5.56, .223, and .224. This will allow the installation of most muzzle devices such as flash hiders, blast cans, and compensators threaded to 1/2x28 threads. This particular barrel is made for 9mm/9x19, and is threaded in 1/2x28 TPI.
Brand: Faxon Firearms
Model: AR-15 8.5" Taper, 9mm Pistol Caliber Carbine, Blow-back, 4150 QPQ, 1-10T Barrel
Caliber: 9mm Luger (9x19)
Handguard Compatability: Freefloat
Twist Rate: 1:10
Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium
Thread Pitch: 1/2x28