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A Business Partner You Can Rely On

WESTERN BRANCH METALS, LC (WBM) is the nation’s largest distributor and manufacturer of the Aqualoy brand of stainless steel boat shafting. Western Branch is also a leading distributor of 416 stainless gun barrel bar stock and a manufacturer and supplier of finish machined parts for a variety of pump and industrial customers across the United States.

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WBM has been a leader in the distribution of stainless propeller shafting since 1976. Stocking the full range of Aqualoy shafting from ¾” through 8” diameter and up to 32’ in length, we offer quick, reliable delivery from our three distribution centers.

Stainless Gun Barrel Bar Stock

WBM provides a high-quality, 100% USA-made 416RQ stainless steel, manufactured to a proprietary specification that enables high-end barrel makers to maximize tooling while consistently producing top-quality barrels. In fact, our bar stock has become the preferred material for many gun barrel manufacturers who appreciate top-quality, American-made bar stock material.

Pump & Industrial

WBM offers top-of-the-line manufactured parts at competitive prices. Using multi-axis machines and precision measuring equipment, our team of experts produces finish-machined pump shafts and parts that require extremely tight tolerances. Then, we thoroughly inspect each part prior to shipment.

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Learn more about our products and services.

We’re committed to providing you with quality products, competitive pricing, and excellent customer service. Contact us to learn more.

Home Office/Main Warehouse:
1006 Obici Industrial Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23434

Toll Free: (800) 446-8133
Phone: (757) 215-1500
Email: sales@wbmetals.com

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