Sandvik 13C26

Strip steel Datasheet

Datasheet updated 2017-11-17 09:26 (supersedes all previous editions)

Disclaimer: Recommendations are for guidance only, and the suitability of a material for a specific application can be confirmed only when we know the actual service conditions. Continuous development may necessitate changes in technical data without notice. This datasheet is only valid for Sandvik materials.

Sandvik 13C26 is a martensitic stainless chromium steel. After heat treatment the grade is characterized by:

  • Very high hardness
  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Very good wear resistance

Sandvik 13C26 is mainly used for razor blades, but is also the standard grade for surgical knives. It is also used for different types of industrial knives for food processing such as bacon and derinder blades.

Disclaimer: Recommendations are for guidance only, and the suitability of a material for a specific application can be confirmed only when we know the actual service conditions. Continuous development may necessitate changes in technical data without notice. This datasheet is only valid for Sandvik materials.