SAE 5160 High Carbon Steel



AISI 5160, is a high carbon and chromium spring steel.

SAE5160 High Carbon Steel offers users outstanding toughness, a high level of ductility, and excellent fatigue resistance. which is why it’s used in the automotive field in a number of different heavy spring applications, especially for leaf springs.

It is very popular knife steel. Although the 5160 steel itself is a good steel for knives but is primarily used in swords and larger knives, competition choppers for blade sports, or survival knives. One reason for this is 5160 is very durable steel that is also very flexible, which is very important for long blades.
It will rust. We recommend Fluid Film to prevent corrosion.
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3mm x 50mm x 1,2 meter, 6mm x 60mm x 1 meter, 8mm x 60mm x 1 meter, 20mm x 1 meter Round Bar