8Cr14MoV similar as AUS8.
8Cr14MoV added Mo and V, it is good for knife maker.
8Cr14MoV is a Changjiang made steel comparable to Japan's AUS8 which is a well liked steel.
8Cr14MoV is a bargan priced steel and this knife with some quirky liner lock design does perform well,
This is the steel that is on the Benchmade Vex that is hardened to 56 - 58 Rc.
But 8Cr14MoV can be hardened to 60RC WITHOUT cryo. and many others are using this Chinese steel,
you may have one and not even know it. Kershaw, Spyderco, CRKT, Benchmade - most all of them use it
now and some since 2006.
A Japanese made mediumcarbon, high chromium stainless steel, which offers a good balance of toughness, edge sharpness
and corrosion resistance.
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