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Sandvik knife steels

The Sandvik program includes knife steel for all types of knives. Our knife steel is used in, for example, kitchen knives, chef's knives, fishermen's knives, hunting knives, folding knives and different types of industrial knives.

Every Sandvik knife steel has its benefits, ranging from excellent corrosion resistance to extreme hardness. The application determines the requirements of the knife. Choose a knife steel for your particular application and read more about its specific benefits.

Sandvik knife steels

Type of knife /
application
Sandvik
6C27
Sandvik
7C27Mo2
Sandvik
12C27
Sandvik
12C27M
Sandvik
13C26
Sandvik
14C28N
Sandvik
19C27
Material selection table
Bread knives - -
- - - -
Butcher's knives - -
- - - -
Carpet knives - - - -
-
Carving knives - -
- - - -
Chef's knives - -
- -
-
Circular knives
- -
Cutting heads*
- - -
- -
Fishermen's knives -
- -
-
Folding knives - -
- -
-
Frying slicers (spatulas)
- - - - - -
Hunting knives - -
- - - -
Ice drills - -
- - - -
Industrial knives -
- -
-
Kitchen knives - -
- - -
Paper knives - - - -
-
Plastic film knives - - - -
-
Pocket knives - -
- -
-
Pruning shears - -
- - - -
Shaver knives* -
- - - - -
Skating blades - -
- - - -
Surgical knives - - - -
- -
Synthetic fibre knives - - - -
-
Trimmers*
- - -
- -

* For electric shavers

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