Our knife steels

Our program includes knife steel for all types of knives. Our knife steel is used in, for example, kitchen knives, chef's knives, fishermen's knives, hunting knives, folding knives and different types of industrial knives.

Every our knife steel has its benefits, ranging from excellent corrosion resistance to extreme hardness. The application determines the requirements of the knife. Choose a knife steel for your particular application and read more about its specific benefits.

Sandvik knife steels

* For electric shavers

Material selection table

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

Hardening guide

Get expert advice on hardening of knife steel in our hardening guide