Mechanical properties for our knife steel

The table shows the mechanical properties for our knife steel. The values for tensile strength and hardness are as delivered for our knife steels.

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Mechanical properties for our knife steels
Tensile strength
Hardness1)
Our grade Condition
MPa
ksi
HRB
HV
6C27 Annealed Max. 600 Max. 87 Max. 88.5 Max. 185
Cold rolled 700-1000 102-145 94.3 - 106.62) 215-315
7C27Mo2 Annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Cold rolled 850-1000 123-145 101.4-106.62) 265-315
12C27 Soft annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Annealed 750 ± 100 109 ± 14 97.4 ± 62) 235 ± 35
Cold rolled 700-1000 102-145 94.3-106.62) 215-315
12C27M Soft annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Annealed 750 ± 100 109 ± 14 97.4 ± 62) 235 ± 35
Cold rolled 700-1000 102-145 94.3-106.62) 215-315
13C26 Annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Cold rolled 700-1100 102-160 94.3-108.72) 215-345
14C28N Soft annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Annealed 750 ± 100 109 ± 14 97.4 ± 6** 235 ± 35
Cold rolled 700-1100 102-160 94.3-108.72) 215-345
19C27 Annealed Max. 800 Max. 116 Max. 99.5 Max. 250
Cold rolled 850-1100 123-160 101.4-108.72) 265-345

1) Hardness values are converted from tensile strength and should be considered approximate
2) Values are outside the HRB range and are for guidance only