Sandvik 12C27

12C27 is swedish stainless steel produced by Sandvik Materials Technology. It is widely used in knife industry for example by Morakniv or Opinel knives. Excellent steel for regular use - it is easy to sharpen and holds the edge quite well. This steel can reach a hardness of 57 - 59 HRC. Excellent price/quality ratio.

Steel composition: 0,6% carbon, 13,5% chromium, 0,4% manganese, 0,4% silicon, 0,03% phosphorus, 0,01% sulfur.

Knives with 12C27 steel here.