Mechanical properties for Sandvik knife steel

The table shows the mechanical properties for Sandvik knife steel. The values for tensile strength and hardness are as delivered for Sandvik knife steels.

Mechanical properties for Sandvik knife steels
Tensile strength
Hardness1)
Sandvik grade Condition
MPa
ksi
HRB
HV
Sandvik
6C27
Annealed Max. 600 Max. 87 Max. 88.5 Max. 185
Cold rolled 700-1000 102-145 94.3 - 106.62) 215-315
Sandvik 7C27Mo2 Annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Cold rolled 850-1000 123-145 101.4-106.62) 265-315
Sandvik
12C27
Soft annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Annealed 750 ± 100 109 ± 14 97.4 ± 62) 235 ± 35
Cold rolled 700-1000 102-145 94.3-106.62) 215-315
Sandvik
12C27M
Soft annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Annealed 750 ± 100 109 ± 14 97.4 ± 62) 235 ± 35
Cold rolled 700-1000 102-145 94.3-106.62) 215-315
Sandvik 13C26 Annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Cold rolled 700-1100 102-160 94.3-108.72) 215-345
Sandvik 14C28N Soft annealed Max. 700 Max. 102 Max. 94.3 Max. 215
Annealed 750 ± 100 109 ± 14 97.4 ± 6** 235 ± 35
Cold rolled 700-1100 102-160 94.3-108.72) 215-345
Sandvik
19C27
Annealed Max. 800 Max. 116 Max. 99.5 Max. 250
Cold rolled 850-1100 123-160 101.4-108.72) 265-345

1) Hardness values are converted from tensile strength and should be considered approximate
2) Values are outside the HRB range and are for guidance only