Knife steel selection table

Material selection table

Sandvik's wide range of knife steel makes it possible to select the most suitable knife steel for each application.
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Type of knife /application
Sandvik
6C27
Sandvik
7C27Mo2
Sandvik
12C27
Sandvik
12C27M
Sandvik
13C26
Sandvik
14C28N
Sandvik
19C27

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