Martensitic temperable stainless steel strips for cutlery

MATERIAL AISI EN
SANDVIK 12C27 (420), (440A) (1.4034), (1.4037)
SANDVIK 12C27M (420),( 440A) (1.4034), (1.4037)
SANDVIK 14C28N - -

Sandvik 12C27


Nominal chemical composition,%
C Si Mn P max S max Cr Mo
0,60 0,40 0,40 0,025 0,010 13,5 -

Description and uses​

SANDVIK 12C27 strips are in martensitic stainless chromium steel, with an optimised composition for the creation of high-quality professional knives.

 

After heat treatment, the composition of carbon and chromium create a unique combination of characteristics including:

  • a very high level of hardness
  • good resistance to corrosion
  • high resistance to wear

 

Typical applications for SANDVIK 12C27 are:

  • knives for hunting and fishing
  • pocket knives
  • blades for ice skates
  • ice drills

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      SANDVIK 12C27M


      Nominal chemical composition,%
      C Si Mn P max S max Cr Mo
      0.52 0.40 0.60 0.025 0.010 14.5 -

      Description and uses

      SANDVIK 12C27M strips are in martensitic stainless chromium steel, developed for the production of kitchen tools that require high resistance to wear and corrosion. After its heat treatment, this steel is characterised by its:

      • high degree of hardness
      • good resistance to wear
      • good resistance to corrosion

       

      Typical applications for SANDVIK 12C27M are:


      kitchen tools such as different types of knives and scissors, all suitable for washing in the dishwasher.

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        SANDVIK 14C28N

        Nominal chemical composition,%

        C Si Mn P max S max Cr N
        0.62 0.20 0.60 0.025 0.010 14 0.11

        Description and uses​

        SANDVIK 14C28N strips are in martensitic stainless chromium steel, with an optimised composition for the production of high-quality professional knives. The chemical alloy provides a unique combination of features including:

        • excellent cutting performance
        • high level of hardness
        • good resistance to corrosion

         

        SANDVIK 14C28N is especially recommended for the creation of a wide range of knives with specific requirements relative to sharpening, the tightness and stability of the cutting edge and resistance to corrosion.

        Typical applications for SANDVIK 14C28N are:

        • pocket knives
        • professional chef knives
        • professional knives for hunting and fishing

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