Knife steel selection table

Material selection table

Our wide range of knife steel makes it possible to select the most suitable knife steel for each application.
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Type of knife /application Alleima® 6C27 Alleima® 7C27Mo2 Alleima® 12C27 Alleima® 12C27M Alleima® 13C26 Alleima® 14C28N Alleima® 19C27
Alleima® 10C16Mo3V1 Alleima® 10C28Mo2
Bread knives - -
- - - - - -
Butcher's knives - -
- - - - -
Carpet knives - - - - -
-
Carving knives - -
- - - - - -
Chef's knives - -
- - - -
Circular knives
- - - -
Cutting heads* - - -
- - - -
Fishermen's knives -
- - - -
Folding knives - -
- -
- -
Frying slicers (spatulas) - - - - - - - -
Hunting knives - -
- - - - -
Ice drills - -
- - - - - -
Industrial knives -
- -
-
-
Kitchen knives - -
- - - -
Paper knives - - - -
- - -
Plastic film knives - - - - - - -
Pocket knives - -
- - - -
Pruning shears - -
- - - - -
Shaver knives* -
- - - - - - -
Skate blades - -
- - - - - -
Surgical knives - - - - - - - -
Synthetic fibre knives - - - -
-
-
-
Trimmers* - - -
- - - -

* For electric shavers