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Reate Knives 2016---New Epoch

Discussion in 'Reate Knives' started by ReaTe, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. ReaTe


    Feb 15, 2014
    2016 New Epoch

    The New Epoch are finally come out now.Since the 2016 Blade Show,we had very high expectations about the New Epoch.We would like to show you some specifications here.


    Multi-row ceramic ball bearing system, 3-D machined Titanium handle

    Blade Thickness:0.157"
    Blade Material: CTS-204P / Damasteel
    Blade Edge:3.7"
    Overall Length:8.34"
    Handle Material:6AL4V Titanium
    Clip&pivot &screws Material:6AL4V Titanium
    Inlay Material :Mokuti
    Finish:Satin Finish
    Weight:5.5 oz
    Clip: 6AL4V Titanium / Mokuti
    Locking:Frame Lock

    We use CTS-204P steel on New Epoch this time(the New Epoch has Damasteel blade version as well),Carpenter CTS-204P steel provides a highly wear and corrosion resistant blade.And also the multi-row ceramic ball bearing system offers ultra smooth and fast blade deployment.What is more,Reate's freeze edging technique ensures accurate hardness, sharpness, and durability.

    Regular & Black handle versions




    Reate Knives would like to talk a little bit about one important technique—Freeze Edging Skill

    As the final process for a blade, edging has a great effect on the performance of the knives, after all, the edge part is the main function area when using a knife. Normally, edging is operated on a high-speed running grinding wheel or grinding belt, which produces a very high temperature. Without a cooling system, the temperature on the edge goes up instantly to hundreds of centigrade, when it gets worse, it will burn and leave heat marks on the blade. Tempering or even annealing will happen on area of the edge where the temperature increasing instantly. It will harm the hardness and durability of the blade. That’s why some knives passing the hardness standard test but still easily get worn in actual use.

    Reate Knives are using the freeze edging technique. During grinding, the temperature on the edge is controlled in a certain level of degree, which helps keep the hardness after the heat treating. Therefore, the sharpness and durability of the blade are assured. This helps bring the performance of the material to the best.

    There are also several colors on New Epoch.





    Stone Wash Finish


    All Black (PVD Coating)


    They are all available at our dealers now,such as Blade HQ, GP Knives,G-Gear,Knife Center ,Smoky Mountain Knife Works and so on.

    Thank you very much for your time.
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2016
  2. Daniel

    Daniel Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 3, 1998
    Very attractive knife!

    Good job!!:thumbup:
  3. Inspiribomb

    Inspiribomb Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 12, 2015
    I had the chance to handle one of these yesterday, and I must say I was very impressed. The fit and finish was exceptional, action fires hard but smooth, great ergonomics. I am planning on buying one of these, just wish I had the chance to see all of the color options in person to decide! The one I saw was the bare titanium and it looked outstanding; pictures really don't do it justice. Nice work David!
  4. ReaTe


    Feb 15, 2014
    Thank you for you guys support.
  5. BladeWatcher1683


    Jul 23, 2016
    That all black is amazing! Really digging it!

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