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Eliminating the Possibility of a Baffle Strike

Eliminating the Possibility of a Baffle Strike

When a standard tread-on suppressor is attached to a firearm, it is possible that the projectile may actually come into contact with the suppressor as it leaves the barrel in what is known as a baffle strike. Though it should really go without saying, these incidents can be exceedingly dangerous for the shooter and anyone else standing nearby.  The likelihood of a baffle strike occurring with a standard thread-on suppressor will significantly increase if:

  • The thread-on suppressor is improperly attached;
  • Debris gets on the threading of the suppressor and causes misalignment; or
  • A sharp impact caused the threading to bend and become misaligned.

With our Monolithic Integral Suppressed Barrels, the possibility of a baffle strike drops to almost zero.  Since the suppression system and the barrel are combined in a single-piece construction, it is impossible for a baffle strike to occur under the circumstances that are associated with standard thread-on suppressors and highly unlikely under even the most adverse of conditions.

If you would like to learn more about our lineup of MISBs, we would be happy to talk with you and answer any questions you may have directly.  To speak with a member of our team at SWS Rifles about any of our products, please call our offices at (832) 759-9634 today.