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Considered by many to be the best carbon steel for knife blades. The combination of superior abrasion resistance and toughness in D-2 results from its high carbon and high chromium content.
Flat Stock Blanchard Ground
Mill Finish: Will have scale on surface from hot rolling. Oversized .010" to .035"
Blanchard Ground: Better surface finish achieved by grinding mill scale from both sides. Oversized .005" to .015"
Precision Ground
Precision Ground: Best available finish achieved by surface grinding both sides. Tolerance ±.001"
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ZF118 CPM D2 1/8" x 1" x 18" Mill Finish (Not Ground)
Price: $19.95

An air-hardening, high carbon, high chromium tool steel. Heat treatable to HRC 60-62. It offers excellent abrasion resistance. It is machinable in the annealed condition and, like other air-hardening tool steels, exhibits minimal distortion on hardening.

Typical chemistry: C 1.50, Mn .40, Si .40, Cr 12.00, V .95, Mo .90
ZF308 CPM D2 5/32" x 1 1/4" x 18" Carbon Steel Mill Finish
Price: $25.95

An air-hardening, high carbon, high chromium tool steel. Heat treatable to HRC 60-62. It offers excellent abrasion resistance. It is machinable in the annealed condition and, like other air-hardening tool steels, exhibits minimal distortion on hardening.

Typical chemistry: C 1.50, Mn .40, Si .40, Cr 12.00, V .95, Mo .90
ZF318 CPN D2 Carbon Steel 5/32" x 1 1/2" X 18" Mill Finish
Price: $28.95

An air-hardening, high carbon, high chromium tool steel. Heat treatable to HRC 60-62. It offers excellent abrasion resistance. It is machinable in the annealed condition and, like other air-hardening tool steels, exhibits minimal distortion on hardening.

Typical chemistry: C 1.50, Mn .40, Si .40, Cr 12.00, V .95, Mo .90
XD0610 D-2 Carbon Steel Precision Ground 3/32" x 1" x 18"
Price: $31.95

Considered by many to be the best carbon steel for knife blades. The combination of superior abrasion resistance and toughness in D-2 results from its high carbon and high chromium content. Typical chemistry C 1.50, Mn .40, Si .40, CR 12.00, Va .95, Mo .90.
ZF228 CPM D2 Carbon Steel 1/8" x 2" x 18" Mill Finish
Price: $34.95

An air-hardening, high carbon, high chromium tool steel. Heat treatable to HRC 60-62. It offers excellent abrasion resistance. It is machinable in the annealed condition and, like other air-hardening tool steels, exhibits minimal distortion on hardening.

Typical chemistry: C 1.50, Mn .40, Si .40, Cr 12.00, V .95, Mo .90
   
 
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