Carbon steel (not stainless)
The following steels are perfect for blades and the production of Damascus steel.
The various special features can be found in the respective steel.
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Tipp for Damascus-combination: 1.2842 + 1.2235 + 75Ni8 is easy to weld, resulting in a very stable blade with maximum sharpness, edge retention and a hardness of approximately 62HRC. This combination we also use in the Damascus forging courses.