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 Wasp Injection Knife?

What is a Wasp injection knife

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 … Read more

What is ATS 34 Steel?

ATS 34 Steel knife

When Crucible stopped manufacturing 154CM, Hitachi was approached by a renowned knife maker Bob Loveless to supply similar steel, and that is how ATS 34 came into existence. It’s a version of 154CM with boosted characteristics. ATS 34 steel Composition Properties of ATS 34 steel ATS 34 Hardness ATS 34 steel has a Rockwell hardness … Read more

Is 154CM steel good knife steel?

154CM steel review

154CM stainless steel is among the oldest steel on the market, and it was initially designed to manufacture jet engine turbine components meaning that it holds high levels of toughness. Suppose you wonder how they came up with the name. The letter “CM” in its name stands for Climax Molybdenum, the company that first manufactured … Read more

Is 440C steel good steel for a knife?

440C Steel Review

AISI 440C steel is the best steel in the 440 series, it has the highest carbon content with 440A (0.7% C), 440B (.85% C), and 440C (1.05% C); the Rockwell hardness goes up with carbon but the corrosion resistance, in turn, goes down. 440C Carbon steel is a genuine type of stainless steel because it … Read more

X50CrMoV15 Steel: Properties, and Comparison

X50CrMoV15 steel review

German X50CrMoV15 steel is a mainstream knife steel popular in most knives in Germany and Europe, it may not be well known in other countries but its chemical composition closely resembles that of well-known AISI 440A stainless steel and 1.4116 stainless steel. X50CrMoV15 stainless steel is also referred to as X50 Cr MoV 15 steel, … Read more