14C28N vs D2

14C28N vs D2

Sandvik 14C28N steel is better than D2 steel in corrosion resistance and toughness. 14C28N is thus ideal for use in corrosive environments and challenging applications. D2 steel offers better edge retention and wear resistance than 14C28N. The difference in properties between 14C28N and D2 steel is very clear. However, to choose the best knife for … Read more

Sandvik 13C26 Steel: Composition, Properties, and More

Sandvik 13C26 Steel FC61 steel knife

Other manufacturers have also adopted Sandvik’s 13C26 Steel under different proprietary naming. The most common is Henckel’s in their Miyabi Kitchen Knives under the proprietary name FC61 Stainless Steel. Sandvik 13C26 steel equivalent is Bohler AEB-L stainless with an additional 0.1% of alloying compounds. 13C26 steel is also greatly similar to 12C27 Steel but with … Read more

What is K720 Steel?

Joker K720 Steel Knife

K720 tool steel is also used for making industrial machine knives, punches, gauges, measuring tools, and jigs. The biggest downside of K720 blade steel is that it does not contain enough chromium to qualify as stainless steel.  K720 Steel Composition Properties of K720 steel K720 Steel Hardness The hardness of K720 steel ranges from 62-65HRC … Read more

10Cr15CoMoV Steel: Properties, and Comparison

CIVIVI 10Cr15CoMoV steel knife

10Cr15CoMoV stainless steel is used in the knife industry to make highly polished thin blades with excellent edge retention perfect for slicing. 10Cr15CoMoV Steel Composition Element Percentage composition Carbon C 0.95%-1.05% Chromium Cr 14.50%-15.50% Vanadium 0.25%-0.35% Molybdenum 0.80%-1.20% Cobalt Co 1.30%-1.80% Manganese Mn 0.30%-0.50% Nickel Ni 0.00%-0.25% Silicon Si 0.00%-0.45% Sulfur S 0.03% Phosphorus P 0.03% 10Cr15CoMoV Steel Composition Properties … Read more

Is 14C28N Steel Good Steel?

14C28N steel knife

14C28N steel is known to offer among the best if not the best toughness in knife steels out there. This is its most premium attribute and a reason it is a favorite for most knife enthusiasts. 14C28N also offers excellent hardness and corrosion resistance associated with Nitrogen in its composition, unlike other steel types which … Read more