Carpenter CTS® Alloys for Knife Blade Applications
The 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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