What are the properties of Aus 8 stainless steel?
According to the chemical composition and the HRC of the AUS 8 stainless steel, it offers the following properties: Edge Retention: with a 59 HRC, and high carbon steel, the AUS 8 steel provides significant edge retention for your knife, which is close to premium steel.
What is Japanese steel AUS-8?
If you ever heard about a Japanese Steel, there is a high chance it may be the AUS 8 or AUS-8, it’s trendy stainless steel, and if you’re reading this blog post, I m pretty sure you ant more details about it. Therefore I gathered all the possible Infos about it.
What are your thoughts on Aus8 steel?
It is a stainless steel that is easy to reharpen and it takes a razor edge. It has also good resistance against rust. It´s also an affordable steel that does not cost as mouch as the super steels like VG-10 and so on. I have a Cold Steel Voyager as an EDC knife,and one Cold Steel Tuff-lite,both made of Aus8 steel.
Why buy AUS-8 steel knives?
AUS-8 steel is high in Chromium; Japanese-made steel that is rust-resistant and very hard and is able to acquire a razor-sharp edge to place both knife lover and knife maker. The superb balance features provided by this steel from other types of steel give it so many reasons why you must search for a knife made of AUS-8 steel.
What is Aichi AUS 8 stainless steel?
Aus 8 stainless steel is produced by AICHI steel company. Knifemakers highly favor it as it provides excellent balance in edge retention, corrosion resistance, and price. It is an easy steel to work on, and with good heat treatment, it can get up to the 60HRC mark. Carbon C 0.75%: Increases the edge retention, hardness and tensile strength.
What is the chromium content of Aus 8 steel?
In order to be classified as a stainless steel, a metal must have a chromium content of at least 10.5 percent- AUS 8 steel has a 14.5 percent chromium content.