Sandvik 12C27 Stainless Steel 2.5 x 63 x 830mm


Sandvik 12C27 Stainless Steel 2.5 x 63 x 830 mm.

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One sheet of Sandvik 12C27 Stainless Steel measuring 2.5 x 63 x 830 mm. This Swedish 12C27 stainless steel is Sandvik’s most well-rounded knife steel. With an excellent edge performance it allows razor sharpness, elevated hardness, exceptional toughness and good corrosion resistance.

12C27 stainless steel is Sandvik’s main knife steel for hand-held knives, high-end ice skate blades and ice drills. Due to continuous improvement over the past 45 years it has evolved into the high performing steel grade it is today.

With a hardness range of 54-61 HRC, high toughness, scary sharpness and good corrosion resistance, Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel is the recommended grade for hunting knives, pocket knives, camping knives, high-end chef’s knives and tactical knives.

Like most of Sandvik’s knife steels this grade is fineblankable enabling efficient production.

Alloy Composition:

Element %
Carbon: 0.60%
Chromium: 13.5%
Silicon: 0.40%
Manganese: 0.40%


Whilst our 12C27 is water jet cut, it often bends due the the internal stresses in this cold rolled steel. Watch our steel straightening video here:

Did you see the product picture? 12C27 stainless steel product picture from James Johnson, Competition Winner on the Australian Blacksmiths, Bladesmiths and Knifemakers Network.

Shop all sizes of Sandvik 12C27 Stainless Steel.

Additional information

Weight 0.39 kg
Dimensions 0.25 × 6.3 × 83 cm


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