80CrV2 steel is a high carbon tool steel with excellent toughness. It has an easier heat treatment process and is great for beginners as it provides the essential qualities of a 1080-series steel with all the perks of a high Chrome steel, thus It is also known as 1080+. 80Crv2 can be used for a standalone steel for blades or used for producing Damascus steel and It is suitable for swords and tomahawks, as well as for kitchen knives, folders and EDCs.
Since 80CrV2 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 840 – 880C Hold for 5 minutes
Oil Quench (Suggested oil is Rye 32)
Temper for two hours at 200C for 60HRc
Temper for two hours at 250C for 57HRc
Supplied in 700mm Lengths
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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