Is CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel good?

Global CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel Knife

There exist claims that CRO and 18 in the name CROMOVA 18 are aimed at signifying the 18% chromium content in the steel alloy composition. The MO and VA represent the other alloying elements Molybdenum and Vanadium respectively. Regardless of the naming claim the 17%-18% chromium content makes CROMOVA 18 stainless steel with excellent corrosion … Read more

What is a Rostfrei Knife?

4116 stainless steel

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 … Read more

Is 420J2 steel good knife steel?

420J2 steel review

420J2 steel is used to make surgical knives, diving knives, barber or hairdresser shears, and budget knives for both outdoor and kitchen use. Initially, 420J2 stainless steel was not supposed to make blades, but with time, knife makers discovered it because it was affordable. There is an assumption that it is tool steel because it … Read more