Knife steel selection table

Material selection table

Our wide range of knife steel makes it possible to select the most suitable knife steel for each application.
Read more about choosing the right knife steel

Type of knife /application 6C27 7C27Mo2 12C27 12C27M 13C26 14C28N 19C27
10C16Mo3V1 10C28Mo2
Bread knives - -
- - - - - -
Butcher's knives - -
- - - - -
Carpet knives - - - - -
-
Carving knives - -
- - - - - -
Chef's knives - -
- - - -
Circular knives
- - - -
Cutting heads* - - -
- - - -
Fishermen's knives -
- - - -
Folding knives - -
- -
- -
Frying slicers (spatulas) - - - - - - - -
Hunting knives - -
- - - - -
Ice drills - -
- - - - - -
Industrial knives -
- -
-
-
Kitchen knives - -
- - - -
Paper knives - - - -
- - -
Plastic film knives - - - - - - -
Pocket knives - -
- - - -
Pruning shears - -
- - - - -
Shaver knives* -
- - - - - - -
Skate blades - -
- - - - - -
Surgical knives - - - - - - - -
Synthetic fibre knives - - - -
-
-
-
Trimmers* - - -
- - - -

* For electric shavers