A suitable steel for the new maker, the ease of home heat treating and the excellent performance characteristics make an excellent first knife, particularly larger knives. In the hands of a master, as a layer in a Damascus billet or in their own right this steel holds its own among the best. In general terms.
The heat treating properties are the same as 1080 steel
|Part Number||Steel Type||Dimensions (Imperial)||Dimensions (Metric)|
|1075-170-2-48||1075||0.170 x 2 x 48”||4.3 x 50 x 1220 mm|
|Dimensions||122 x 5 x 0.5 cm|
Product enquiry about 1075-170-2-48 (4.3 x 50 x 1220mm) 1075 Simple Carbon Steel
|Tempering Temperature||Rockwell Hardness|