Today we will continue to explain the material name of the chef knife uses steel.
Contain carbon above 50 basically is clip steel. Carbon content is greater than 50, because the hardness is too high, the blade is easy to break. In order to solve this problem generally will use clip steel to do the knife.
It means that the middle steel core part with high strength (high carbon high chromium) material as the base material, both sides with good toughness low carbon material, through high temperature composite production.
70Cr17, 80Cr17: tri-alloy steel core material, high-end material of domestic knife, can be used for a long time after grinding.
90Cr18, 90Cr18Mov, VG10: the top material of domestic knives, also the clip steel series.
Of course, It has a higher-quality knives, but they are a luxury item.