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What kind of steel is ATS 34?ATS 34 steel is stainless steel produced by Hitachi, a Japanese company. It is high in carbon and chromium hence offering excellent corrosion and wear resistance. It has the same chemical composition and properties as 154CM produced by Crucible Industries. 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…

What is 154CM Steel?154CM steel is high-end stainless steel manufactured by Crucible industries in America. 154CM stainless steel has the same composition and properties as ATS 34 steel produced by Hitachi.   154CM 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…

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