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Collection: CTS BD1N Blade Steel

CTS-BD1N is a high Carbon, high Chromium, High Nitrogen stainless steel that can be hardened in oil or air. This Martensitic based, high quality, blade steel used in knife making for excellent hardness, edge retention and corrosion resistance.  CTS-BD1N is an improved knife steel based on CTS-BD1 by Carpenter Technology Corporation in Philadelphia, PA.  The Chromium Carbides also make this blade easy to sharpen so overall excellent scores in all 4 important blade characteristics:

Strength - Ability to hold sharpness - Good
Toughness - Resistance to damage and failure whilst cutting, twisting or torsion - Good Corrosion Resistance - Good
Ease of sharpening -Good

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    Spyderco Para 3 Plain Folding Pocket Knife
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