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Carpenter CTS® Alloys for Knife Blade Applications

BladeProductPicThe Carpenter CTS family of alloys offers superior edge retention and surface finish, the ability to be machined to a fine edge, and consistent heat-treatability from lot to lot. These specialty alloys can be considered for a variety of knife, blade and other fine-edge applications including: sport/hunting knives, textile, military/defense, packaging, law enforcement, recycling/refuse, kitchen knives, hand tools, salon blades, surgical/medical, shaving razors, commercial food processing, ice skates and paper processing.

Carpenter manufactures specialty alloys to customer requirements using stringent quality control from melting through shipment. CTS alloys are available in a variety of sizes in coil or cut-length strip form.

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Benefits of Carpenter CTS alloys:  

  • Superior edge retention
  • Machinable to a fine edge
  • Consistent heat-treatability lot to lot
  • Technical expertise
  • Made in the USA

Download Carpenter CTS blade alloys fact sheet [Industry Applications section]

Article: Blade Alloys 101 

SB Specialty Metals is Carpenter's exclusive distributor of Carpenter CTS alloys. To SB Specialty Metals website 

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