GOST U8 Knife Steel
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U8(GOST) - Water hardening tool steel. Popular with custom makers. Decent edge holding and ok toughness when heat treated properly. Can be used in various types of knives, from small folders to large fixed blades. Better performance with polished, thin edges if the knife design allows that.

Manufacturing Technology - Ingot

Country - Russia(RU)

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* - Listed as an equivalent or replacement for alloys in this group.

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