1084 knife steel is a great knife steel suitable for beginner makers right through to seasoned professionals. A good combination of toughness and wear resistance with easy forging. This steel can be easily heat treated at home. 1084 knife steel can be paired with various steels with high Nickel content such as 15N20/75Ni8 to make damascus , where the 1084 layers will become darker and the high Nickel layers will resist the acid etch to stay bright. Since 1084 is a High carbon steel, it will rust if not properly taken care of. The finished blades should be cleaned and oiled after use to avoid corrosion.
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Supplied by Ground Flat Stock
Suggested Heat Treatment:
Heat to 805 – 825°C (Non-magnetic – No soak time required)
Oil Quench pre-heated to 50-60°C (Suggested Oil is Rye 50)
Temper for two hours at 200°C
The UK made high carbon steel it one of the finest blade steels and comes Hot Rolled, Pickled and Annealed. It will arrive ready and able to be forged and ground into a blade or used for damascus steel.
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