1085 steel is carbon steel with carbon and manganese as its main components in the alloy. This combination gives it high hardness. This steel is mainly used to make swords and knives because of its good wear resistance and toughness. AISI 1085 high carbon steel is not stainless steel because it does not have chromium in its composition and this affects its corrosion resistance capabilities. One of the downsides of knives made from this steel…

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