X50CrMoV15 Steel: Properties, and Comparison

X50CrMoV15 steel review

German X50CrMoV15 steel is a mainstream knife steel popular in most knives in Germany and Europe, it may not be well known in other countries but its chemical composition closely resembles that of well-known AISI 440A stainless steel and 1.4116 stainless steel. X50CrMoV15 stainless steel is also referred to as X50 Cr MoV 15 steel, … Read more

Is CPM S30V Steel the best Knife Steel?

CPM S30V Review

It is often considered premium steel and highly preferred in the making of knives. To note, Crucible Particulate Metallurgy S30V (CPM S30V) and S30V are the same steel. In recent years, there have been advances to make the best combination of hardest, wear resistance, and corrosion resistance steel, and S30V powder steel is a product … Read more

8Cr13MoV Steel: Properties, Composition, and Uses

8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel Review

8Cr13MoV steel contains a high percentage of Chromium and Carbon elements. It is an excellent value budget Chinese steel that is used by many knife makers. Chinese 8Cr13MoV steel has gained a lot of attention in the past few years due to its immense popularity from good quality Knife brands like Spyderco, Kershaw, and SOG. … Read more