Blade Steel 1.1248 (AISI 1075)
Size of the material is 5,8 x 40 x 1000 mm .
Carbon steel for your first self-made knife, machete or fencing sword! Easy to work with and really tough and sharp. Color if used in Damascus: grey.
Advice for your first knife, machete and fencing swords.
Hardening in clay produces subtle Hamon.
Color if used in damascus: grey.
Hardness approximately 60 HRC.
Indulgent while processing and hardening.
Sharpness level B and C.
Hardening:. 820 ° / annealing at 180 ° C for 1 hour to pale yellow = ca. 59-60 HRC
Important info: The steel is soft annealed and comes to us in big sheets (about 2x1m). The sheets are cut for us into stripes of 40 to 60mm.
Because of the cutting process the steel may be a little twisted, but it is easy to bend it straight again by using your knee, a vice, or hammer and anvil.
|Dimensions||1000 × 4 × 0.58 cm|