Posted July 21, 2015 1:34 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Steyr SSG Carbon Rifle
Steyr SSG Carbon Rifle
Steyr Arms
Steyr Arms

Bessemer, AL -(AmmoLand.com)- Steyr Arms has announced that its newest SSG rifle—wearing an advanced carbon-fiber stock—has landed in America.

Initially introduced at the 2014 SHOT Show, the exceptionally accurate, innovative and moderately-priced SSG Carbon rifle was met with an unprecedented number of orders from the law enforcement community that took the last 16 months to fill, but the latest shipment of rifles now makes the SSG Carbon available throughout the U.S.

Unlike conventional carbon-fiber stocks made from woven carbon fabric that often suffer from side-strike structural failures, the SSG Carbon’s stock is made using the same “chipped-carbon” Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) construction used to create load-bearing structures in Formula 1 racecars and high-performance aircraft. The SSG Carbon’s chipped-carbon flakes combine thermally with the binding agent to form the SMC for a distinctive appearance to the stock, but like the spirals on the rifle’s cold-hammer-forged barrel, they aren’t just there for looks. The carbon chips interlock with each other to create an unparalleled tension net that is superior to steel in every direction, yet weighing a fraction of steel and aluminum.

Due to the unique recoil absorption properties of its SMC technology, the …read more

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