X50CrMoV15 (1.4116)

X50CrMoV15 steel (also called 1.4116) is high-alloy German steel with very high corrosion resistance. Thanks to this, it is used primarily on kitchen or hunting knives. It is not high carbon steel, despite some marketing claims. However, steel X50CrMoV15 is tough enough and resists corrosion well. If you don't want to bother with knife maintenance, knife made of X50CrMoV15 (1.4116) steel is a good choice. This steel is used by world-famous manufacturers such as Böker, F. Dick, Opinel, Wusthof, Victorinox, Zwilling and others.

Steel composition: 0,5% carbon, 14-15% chromium, 1% manganese, 0,5 - 1,0% silicon, 0,5-0,8% molybdenum, 0,1-0,2% vanadium.

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