Kaw Valley Precision AR-15 8.5" 9mm, 1:10T Button Rifled, 1/2x36, Nitride 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 Kaw Valley Precision it is 8.5" long, and is machined from 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium 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: 1/2x36 - Commonly found on barrels threaded for 9mm, this will allow for 9mm muzzle devices on your AR-15 platform.
Brand: Kaw Valley Precision
Model: AR-15 8.5" 9mm, 1:10T Button Rifled, 1/2x36, Nitride Barrel
Caliber: 9mm Luger (9x19)
Handguard Compatability: Freefloat
Twist Rate: 1:10
Material: 4150 Chrome Moly Vanadium
Thread Pitch: 1/2x36