CPM S35VN Stainless
Crucible describes this as the next evolution of S30V. It is everthing good that S30V is PLUS it is tougher than S30V (which was already the cat's meow) and THIS IS THE PART YOU WANTED TO HEAR - it is easier to machine polish than S30V. This is one of the new Niobium bearing steels.
CPM S35VN is the knifemakers new dream steel. All the good parts from CPMS30V - like superior edge retention and corrosion resistance - plus improved toughness and - THE BIG THING - easier to machine and polish than S30V.
Sold per linear foot - come to us in 3 foot lengths