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What is 1.4116 Steel? 1.4116 steel is a high carbon martensitic stainless steel with excellent corrosion and wear resistance properties. It is hard steel and is commonly used to manufacture Swiss Army Knives. 1.4116 is produced in Germany and is also referred to as X50CrMoV steel or 1.4116 German stainless steel. German 1.4116 steel is used in the knife-making industry to make kitchen knives, scalpels, and other sectors to make surgical equipment, cutlery, and cutting…

Rostfrei is a German word that means rust-free or stainless. Therefore, Rostfrei knife refers to a stainless steel knife made in Germany. Note that this is not a knife brand but simply a German Knife made with rust-free steel like 440A, 440B, or 420 stainless steel. The first Rostfrei knife in Germany was manufactured in Solingen by the Wusthof Company. The production of knives using stainless steel started in the 18th century, but Germany discovered…

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