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What is CROMOVA 18 Stainless Steel?CROMOVA 18 stainless steel is a proprietary Yoshikin high-carbon stainless steel with a special combination of Carbon, Chromium, Molybdenum, and Vanadium. The mixture of these elements gives CROMOVA 18 enough hardness to retain a sharp edge for a long time but still soft enough to gain a sharp edge using simple sharpening tools.  There exist claims that CRO and 18 in the name CROMOVA 18 are aimed at signifying the…

There are a few special knives out in the world that can do some serious damage. From cutting up an apple to killing a huge prey like a shark, these blades will make sure you’re ready for anything! One type of this kind of knife is a wasp injection knife. In 2008 a group of knife designers decided to try something out of the box, and they ended up creating a Wasp injection knife, also…

440C steel is a type of stainless steel from the 440 alloy series, with 440A, and 440B as its siblings. What differentiates the different grades of the 440 alloy series is the carbon content. Grade 440C stainless steel is the best steel in the 440 series, it has the high carbon content among the three 440s’, offering excellent hardenability, good wear resistance, and good corrosion resistance. However, the softer 440A and 440B offer better stain-resistance…

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