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DZ-5312-MW question

Discussion in 'Delta-Z Knives' started by Raptor, Dec 11, 2002.

  1. Raptor

    Raptor

    Aug 31, 2000
    Hi BarnZ,
    I just purchased a DZ-5312-MW direct from your site. I was wondering if you could tell me what steel is used in the blade of this particular knife?
    I noticed that you use 440-A in many of your knives. Would this also be the same for this one as well?

    Thanks.....

    --The Raptor--
     
  2. BarnZ

    BarnZ

    356
    Aug 2, 1999
    Your knife uses a high grade German Stainless steel with a hardness of 57-58 Rc. The nomenclature is on the blade "W.1.4116"

    We use the following steels in our line:

    440A (USA)
    440C (USA)
    AUS-8A (Japan)
    W1.4116 (Germany)
    12C27 (Sweden)
    Z60CDV14 (Sweden)
    T9MOV (France)
    Devin Thomas and Mike Norris damascus as well.
     
  3. Raptor

    Raptor

    Aug 31, 2000
    Thanks for the quick response and the answer too!!:)

    --The Raptor--
     

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