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26C3 Uddeholm

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The composition of 26C3 is similar to Hitachi White # 1 (Shirogami # 1) steel. Steel is very clean with few alloying elements. The high carbon content helps the steel to become very hard. This alloy is an excellent choice for cutlers who want to make detailed hamon knives.

C:

Cr:

Mn:

P:

S:

Si:

1.25%

0.3%

0.4%

0.02%

0.01%

0.2%

Suggested heat treatment:

  • Austenitization 790 - 820 ° C for 6 minutes
  • recommended oil Durixol V35 at 60 ° for hamon
  • Tempering for two hours at 150 ° C for 65HRc
  • Tempering for two hours at 175 ° C for 64HRc