Sandvik 12C27 Stainless Steel. A versatile Swedish Martensitic Stainless Steel optimised for knives. With a relatively simple heat treat, great edge retention and excellent resistance to corrosion, Sandvik 12C27 has become a popular choice among kitchen, outdoor and EDC knife makers.

All of our 12C27 stainless steel bars and sheets have been waterjet cut, ensuring clean finishing and superior edge quality, and that there is no heat affected zones in the steel. Bars and Sheets come annealed (soft) and ready to work with hand tools.