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Crio® System

With Crio® System barrels, you get denser patterns with 13.2% more pellets on target.

Cryogenically treating a barrel relieves stresses caused by hammer forging, creating a smoother and more uniform surface. Benelli Crio® barrels pattern better and they stay cleaner longer.


Why Freeze Barrels?

The Crio® System combines a barrel frozen to -300° F with a cryogenically treated, longer choke tube. Freezing the barrel…

  • Relieves the stresses caused by hammer forging
  • Creates an even-grained, slick surface
  • Means less resistance against wads and shot

Better Shot Patterns

It’s easy to see the difference between the patterns of a cryogenically treated barrel and an untreated one. The Crio® System…

  • Creates a uniform shot pattern
  • Enables barrels to stay cleaner longer