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June 29th, 2017
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April 29th, 2017
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ZT 0456

March 27th, 2017
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Leek 1660CBBW

February 15th, 2017
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January 12th, 2017
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ZT 0180

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Once again the entirely American collaboration between the knife ...


October 24th, 2016
The SR-1 by LionSteel, winner of the "Most Innovative Imported ...

Heat treatments

Without going into detail, because it is a complex subject that requires knowledge of chemistry and physical-chemistry, it is necessary to know that crystalline grains structure of the steel is closely related to the temperature at which the material is treated and with its cooling speed.

Steel composition

Commercial steels are never simple iron-carbon alloys, but often contain other elements, including:

Generalities on steels

Steel can be defined as an iron-carbon alloy with a carbon content less than 2.06%. In practice, however, other elements are always present in non-negligible quantities, so to constitute a complex alloy.

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