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    9Cr18MoV Steel: Full Details and Review

    By Mike Syms

    9Cr18MoV Steel For Knives Do you have a knife made with 9Cr18MoV or are thinking of buying one?  Do you want to know how this blade steel stacks up compared to other knife steel?Over the last 40 years of carrying knives I have learned a lot about knife steel and want to make sure you get […]

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      420HC Steel: Full Details and Review

      By Mike Syms

      420HC Steel For KnivesDo you have a knife made out of 420HC steel or are thinking of buying one and are wondering how it compares to other knife blade steel?  I have been carrying pocket knives for almost 40 years and have learned a ton about knife steel in that time.In this article, I will […]

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        440A Steel : Full Details and Review

        By Mike Syms

        440A Steel For KnivesIn this article, we will review the 440A steel – its compositions, properties, equivalents, as well as sample 440A steel blade knives.The properties of steel influence the blades’ functionality. It is one of the key factors knife manufacturers look at when deciding suitable steels for their knife blades. We hope this evaluation will […]

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          7Cr17MoV Steel: Full Details and Review

          By Blade Protector

          7Cr17MoV Steel For KnivesIn this article, we are going to review 7Cr17MoV steel – its chemical composition, properties and how it compares with similar steel grades- to help you decide whether it’s a good knife blade.Steels determine a knife’s capability, and it’s important to know what type of steel will suit your needs. 7Cr17MoV is […]

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            How To Sharpen A Serrated Knife – A Detailed Guide

            By Blade Protector

            Not so long ago, the only choice of blade you would get at a knife shop was the classic plain blade. However, now, you have a combination of knives with different blade styles, offering diversified functionality. Just like any other blade, serrated edges do dull with time.  In this article, we discuss in detail the uses of […]

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              Serrated Knife Sharpeners

              By Blade Protector

              How Do You Choose The Best Serrated Knife Sharpener?The good thing about serrated knives is that they are super useful when it comes to cutting through tough materials like wood twigs and package twine. A serrated knife in the kitchen can be great for cutting through bread,  steak, or other tough food.  Although you may not […]

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                8cr13mov Steel : Full Details And Review

                By Blade Protector

                8cr13MoV Steel For KnivesIn this article we take a close look at 8cr13MoV steel.  We will explore its makeup and characteristics as a knife steel.   There are so many different types of knife steel available on the market today that it can be hard to determine what steel is right for your knife.  8cr13MoV is […]

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                  3cr13 Steel : Full Details And Review

                  By Blade Protector

                  3cr13 Steel For KnivesIn this article we take a close look at 3cr13 steel.  We will explore its composition and capabilities as a knife steel as well as compare it to other closely related blade steels. Quick Navigation 3cr13 Steel For KnivesWhat Is 3cr13 Steel?3cr13 CompositionProperties of 3cr13Edge RetentionHardnessToughnessCorrosion ResistanceSharpening3cr13 Equivalent SteelsIs 3cr13 Steel A […]

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                    What to Consider When Buying A Pocket Knife: A Basic Guide

                    By Blade Protector

                    For everyday  use in ordinary situations such as cutting open a package to more critical ones, such as self-defense, it is no exaggeration that a pocket knife is among the most versatile tools you can buy.  However, with so many different choices on the market today, one can easily feel overwhelmed about which one to buy […]

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                      Spyderco CPM SPY27 Steel

                      By Blade Protector

                      Spyderco CPM SPY27 SteelOn January 15, 2020 Spyderco revealed their new proprietary steel made by Crucible steel,  CPM SPY27 .  This new steel will be exclusive to Spyderco and is their first brand specific steel they have created. This new steel is being released in two models and will come with distinctive cobalt blue FRN handles to […]

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