The AK-47 rifle has been in service since 1949 and was designed to be a simple reliable automatic rifle. The AK is a selective fire, gas operated 7.62 x 39mm assault rifle and there are millions in service. If you firing pin breaks during operation then you AK47 then becomes a stick. Very important to have additional pins on hand.
Our AK47, PSL and AK74 Firing Pins are precision machined using our CNC Swiss turning centers. The firing pins are made from domestic17-4 Stainless Steelthen heat treated to an H900 condition. We machine the AK-47 firing pins from SS to help eliminate internal corrosion issues and improve reliability. The heat treated condition helps maximize the life of the firing pin by increases in Strength and Toughness.
The Titanium AK47 Firing Pin is made from Grade 6 Titanium which has an Ultimate Tensile Strength of 140,000 psi. Titanium is 40% lighter than your standard grade of steels thus giving you a faster lock time. Titanium is also Corrosion and High Temperature Resistant to help eliminate galling, fretting and seizing. All AK47 Titanium Pins are shipped with material certification sheets.