N695 is equivalent of 440C steel, made by Austrian manufacturer Böhler-Uddeholm. Unlike N690, it does not contain cobalt, and has a lower molybdenum content. It is a good quality steel for knives with a hardness of 57 - 60 HRC. N695 is hard chrome-alloyed stainless steel, with high resistance to wear and corrosion.
Steel composition: 1.05% carbon, 16.7% chromium, 0.5% molybdenum, 0.4% silicon, 0.4% manganese.