M390 vs S45VN: which is better?

M390 vs S45VN

Two popular blade choices among professionals and enthusiasts are S45VN steel and M390 steel. Both are known for their exceptional performance and durability, but how do they compare to each other?  In this article, we will compare S45VN steel and M390 steel in terms of composition, toughness, edge retention, corrosion resistance, ease of sharpening, and … Read more

Is S45VN Steel Good?

S45VN steel

CPM S45VN steel is among the latest steels on the market, developed around 2019; it is already popular among knife makers and other industries. Knifemakers like Spyderco and Spartan Blades have already adopted S45VN stainless steel and are updating their lineup with this new steel. Spyderco’s famous ParaMilitary 2 and Para 3 knives previously made … Read more

Is Maxamet Steel good knife steel?

maxamet steel review

Apart from knives, Maxamet is used to make tools that require extreme wear resistance like Punches, Taps, Broaches, and Industrial knives. Maxamet can also be used to make tools to be used in high temperatures. Maxamet Steel composition (Maxamet Steel Chart) Maxamet steel properties Maxamet Hardness Maxamet has a Rockwell hardness of up to 70 … Read more