Bolts & Fasteners
1095 Carbon Steel Black Stock: Hot-Rolled and NOT Annealed
The highest of the carbon grades, this is a continuous cast, fine grain, fully killed steel (#5 or better). Material is low phosphorus, low sulfur, calcium treated to enhance internal cleanliness.
In the as-rolled condition, material is well suited for abrasion resistant applications. In the annealed condition, the material may be cold formed (hot forming suggested for critical bends) with excellent heat treat results.
STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS: ASTM A568 (sheets) A830 (plates)
TYPICAL ANALYSIS: C .90/1.04 Mn .30/.50 P .020 max. S .025 max Si.15/.30
TYPICAL HARDNESS: NOT Annealed: Rockwell C 15-45 Approx..
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS: Blades, hand tools, knives, shims, & springs
Sold in 18" lengths
Very great metal! I bought some for a client's knife and this metal is definitly going to be the quality he needs. If you're a beginner, or pro blacksmith or knife-maker, this is the metal to buy.