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4140 steel

Jun 14, 2007 · Has anyone here experimented/worked with 4140 steel? What were the results, pitfalls etc. if it is possible to use this at all for knife making?

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Knife made out of 4140???? BladeForums

Sep 17, 2003 · 4140, also referred to as F5 is a chromemoly steel primarily used for flanges and pipe fittings around industry. It is also good for making dies and whatnot for hydraulic presses and maybe even hammers. In essence, it may a good for impact resistance but to be quite honest, I haven't ever heard of a knife made from the stuff.

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4140

Sep 12, 2009 · what would be a good steel to weld to 4140 for a damascus billet? Share this post. Link to post Share on other sites. ... Well, remember equal amounts of 4140 and 1065 will give you a final carbon content of roughly ((40+65)/2=) 52 points carbon, minus decarb losses. ... Knife Making ; 4140

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Started making knives, but which steel? The High Road

Aug 02, 2011 · The 4140 blade I'm making is a Kukri design, which should be better suited to the 4140, which is typically reserved for hammers, anvils and other general impact steel. When the steel I have is free, I work with what I can get. Once I build some confidence, I'll make the expense of getting good knife grade steel.

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4140 knife

Find great deals on for 4140 knife. Shop with confidence. Skip to main content. Logo ... New Listing 7" custom made hunting Damascus steel knife blank blade random 4140. Brand New. $7.99. Time left 4d 12h left. 0 bids. From India +$5.99 shipping. Free Returns. Sloane Teal 12 x 24-inch Indoor/ Outdoor Knife Edge Pillow Set.

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5160 vs 4140 Bladesmith

limit my search to r/Bladesmith. use the following search parameters to narrow your results subreddit ... 5160 vs 4140 (self.Bladesmith) submitted 2 years ago by bunny1432. ... 5160 is my steel of choice for most things, knives, swords, etc.. It'll do you for an axe blade as long as your smith can forge weld it, 5160 is notoriously difficult ...

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Alloy Steel Tool Steel 4140 Steel 4142 HT Steel

LSS™ 4140 and 4142HT Alloy Steels. LSS 4140 and 4142HT are versatile, alloy steels that are used in a variety of tooling and other industrial applications. LSS 4140 is the classic AISI 4140 alloy steel that is sold in the annealed condition at a hardness less than or equal to 217 HBW.

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Precision Ground Flat Stock

Precision Ground Flat Stock - Knife Steel - Blade Steel Tool Steel Service of California, Inc. sells high quality Precision Ground Flat Stock (PGFS) in a variety of grades and sizes. We sell the following grades online A2, D2, O1, S7, 4140, 410 Stainless, 420 Stainless, 440C Stainless, and A38/1018 Low Carbon.

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4140 Alloy Steel Data Sheet

4140 Alloy Steel Data Sheet. 4140 is an alloy steel that is supplied in either the annealed or prehardened condition. The prehardened condition is heat treated to a medium hardness (HRC 28/32) and is designated as 4140 HT. 4140 annealed is supplied in the soft condition and can be hardened to RC 54. 4140 annealed is designated as 4140 Ann or simply 4140. 4140 HT is supplied in many forms …

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Knife Blades Common Steels Explained GearJunkie

Knife Blades Common Steels Explained. By Anthony Sculimbrene on May 3, 2018, 8:57 am ... 1095 is a tough, low-cost steel. Used in knives since at least World War II, 1095 performance varies ...

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AISI 4140 Alloy Steel (UNS G41400)

AISI 4140 alloy steel is chromium, molybdenum, manganese containing low alloy steel. It has high fatigue strength, abrasion and impact resistance, toughness, and torsional strength. The following datasheet gives an overview of AISI 4140 alloy steel. Chemical Composition. The following table shows the chemical composition of AISI 4140 alloy steel.

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List of blade materials

List of blade materials. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This article has multiple issues. ... Similar to 4140, 6150 is a tough steel with good impact resistance that can be hardened to the mid-50s on the HRC scale. While a good material for swords or tomahawks, it is less that ideal for most knives because of its limited attainable hardness ...

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4140 For Knives Wholesale, Knives Suppliers

There are 19 4140 for knives suppliers, mainly located in Asia. The top supplying countries are China (Mainland), Japan, and United States, which supply 47%, 47%, and 5% of 4140 for knives respectively. 140 for knives products are most popular in Southeast Asia, Domestic Market, and Eastern Asia.

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Guide to the Best Knife Steel Knife Informer

In choosing the best pocket knife you should pay particular attention to the type of steel used in the blade. Alongside edge geometry and design, blade steel is a critical element that determines how a knife performs. Steel is essentially an alloy (i.e. a mix) of carbon and iron that is often enriched with other elements to improve certain characteristics depending on the desired application.

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4140 steel for knives? Bushcraft USA Forums

Jan 19, 2012 · 4150 is commonly used in lawn mower blades and I have seen plenty of good knives out of them. 4140 is useable due to its alloy but its more along the lines of something I would use for hot tooling at the forge. 1045 again medium carbon about the same as 4140 but I would use the 4140 …

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4140 steel

Jun 14, 2007 · Has anyone here experimented/worked with 4140 steel? What were the results, pitfalls etc. if it is possible to use this at all for knife making?

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what is 4140 steel? BladeForums

Dec 16, 2003 · 4140 is an excellent steel, an excellent combination of strength vs cost .Used for rifle barrels ,aircraft tubing , high strength bolts etc.For knives however it doesn't have enough carbon to create a very wear resistant edge.

4140 heat treatment BladeForumsDec 11, 2015D2 or 4140 for all steel project BladeForumsFeb 16, 20084140 and 4142 steel BladeForumsDec 04, 2005Knife made out of 4140???? BladeForumsSep 17, 2003See more results

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4140

Sep 12, 2009 · what would be a good steel to weld to 4140 for a damascus billet? Share this post. Link to post Share on other sites. ... Well, remember equal amounts of 4140 and 1065 will give you a final carbon content of roughly ((40+65)/2=) 52 points carbon, minus decarb losses. ... Knife Making ; 4140

forging 4140 steel? - Blacksmithing, General DiscussionJan 13, 20151040 and up pros and cons - Knife MakingJul 12, 20144150 as blade?? - Knife MakingMar 21, 20144340 steel. - Knife MakingMar 19, 2009See more results

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4140 knife

Find great deals on for 4140 knife. Shop with confidence. Skip to main content. Logo ... New Listing 7" custom made hunting Damascus steel knife blank blade random 4140. Brand New. $7.99. Time left 4d 12h left. 0 bids. From India +$5.99 shipping. Free Returns. Sloane Teal 12 x 24-inch Indoor/ Outdoor Knife Edge Pillow Set.

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Started making knives, but which steel? The High Road

Aug 02, 2011 · The 4140 blade I'm making is a Kukri design, which should be better suited to the 4140, which is typically reserved for hammers, anvils and other general impact steel. When the steel I have is free, I work with what I can get. Once I build some confidence, I'll make the expense of getting good knife grade steel.

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5160 vs 4140 Bladesmith

limit my search to r/Bladesmith. use the following search parameters to narrow your results subreddit ... 5160 vs 4140 (self.Bladesmith) submitted 2 years ago by bunny1432. ... 5160 is my steel of choice for most things, knives, swords, etc.. It'll do you for an axe blade as long as your smith can forge weld it, 5160 is notoriously difficult ...

Top responses4140 would be my suggestion. I suppose 5160 would be fine but most the axe makers I know use 4140. See Liam Hoffmans axes and tools. 4140 is a … read more4 votesA properly made axe, historical or modern, is not mono steel, and there is a very, very good reason for this which I'll get to in a minute. The proper way to make an … read more3 votes4140 will make a maul. It will be slightly tougher than 5160, but if you want it to hold an edge of any sort, go 5160.3 votesAre you forging? Are you deadset on a monosteel build? ;)1 voteSee all

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Alloy Steel Tool Steel 4140 Steel 4142 HT Steel

LSS™ 4140 and 4142HT Alloy Steels. LSS 4140 and 4142HT are versatile, alloy steels that are used in a variety of tooling and other industrial applications. LSS 4140 is the classic AISI 4140 alloy steel that is sold in the annealed condition at a hardness less than or equal to 217 HBW.

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4140 Alloy Steel Data Sheet

4140 Alloy Steel Data Sheet. 4140 is an alloy steel that is supplied in either the annealed or prehardened condition. The prehardened condition is heat treated to a medium hardness (HRC 28/32) and is designated as 4140 HT. 4140 annealed is supplied in the soft condition and can be hardened to RC 54. 4140 annealed is designated as 4140 Ann or simply 4140. 4140 HT is supplied in many forms such ...

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Precision Ground Flat Stock

Precision Ground Flat Stock - Knife Steel - Blade Steel Tool Steel Service of California, Inc. sells high quality Precision Ground Flat Stock (PGFS) in a variety of grades and sizes. We sell the following grades online A2, D2, O1, S7, 4140, 410 Stainless, 420 Stainless, 440C Stainless, and A38/1018 Low Carbon.

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Knife Blades Common Steels Explained GearJunkie

Knife Blades Common Steels Explained. By Anthony Sculimbrene on May 3, 2018, 8:57 am ... 1095 is a tough, low-cost steel. Used in knives since at least World War II, 1095 performance varies ...

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