Is VG 10 steel good for knives?

VG 10 Steel Review

Due to VG 10 edge retention capabilities and high rust resistance, vg10 stainless steel is popularly used to make kitchen knives. It is also used to make hunting, tactical, and pocket knives. It is widely used to make chef’s knives in Japan. The Japanese Santoku knives have heavily relied on this stainless steel type. What’s … Read more

Is D2 steel a good steel?

D2 steel

In addition, this steel belongs to the cold-work category of steel because it is shaped after cooling, usually at the ambient temperature. D2 tool steel also experiences low distortion and has better machining quality compared to other high chromium steel due to its carbide forming elements. AISI D2 is made following the air quenching process, … Read more

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