1075 High Carbon Steel 4.2mm Thick

AU $39.00AU $70.00

1075 High Carbon Steel, 4.2mm Thick. Available in 38mm, 50mm, and 100mm widths.



1075 High Carbon Steel, 4.2mm Thick and 800mm long. Available in 3 widths: 38mm, 50mm, and 100mm.

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

Recommended Working Sequence For 1075

Forging:  to 2150 °F (1175 °C). Do not forge below 1500 °F (815 °C)

Normalizing: Heat to 1600 °F (870 °C). Cool in still air. Follow up with further refinement cycles.

Annealing: Heat to 1500 °F (815 °C). Furnace cool to 1200 °F (650 °C) at a rate not exceeding 50 °F (28 °C) per hour.

Grinding or Machining

Hardening: Austenitize- Heat to no higher than 1500 °F (815 °C). Quench in G-Quench or equivalent oil.

Tempering:  As-quenched hardness of approximately 65 HRC. Hardness can be adjusted downward by proper tempering max 392°F (200 °C)

steel over 1metre cannot be sent to a PO box

Steel Description and Range

Part Number Steel Type Dimensions



1075 4.2 x 38 x 815 mm

4.2 x 50 x 815 mm

4.2 x 100 x 815 mm



Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 90 × 7.5 × 0.25 cm

38mm, 50mm, 100mm


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