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Swedish - 12C27 Steel

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Sweden's premier steel to use when it comes to making knives is most likely regarded as 12C27 - a high end steel manufactured by Sandvik steels.

Like anything Swedish, this is a minimized, simplistic yet classy steel with the following composition:

Elements 12C27
C 0.60%
Si 0.40%
Mn 0.40%
Ni -
Cr 13.50%
P 0.03%
S 0.01%
V
Co -
others

 

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