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knifeinformer.com/discovering-the-best-knife-steel

Feb 8, 2021 ... Hardness in knife steels is directly correlated to strength and is generally measured using the Rockwell C scale (aka “HRC”).

myarmoury.com/feature_bladehardness.html

There are three main testing options for the "hardness" of steel that are referenced in the discussion of swords: the Brinell scale, developed in Great Britain and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockwell_scale

The Rockwell scale is a hardness scale based on indentation hardness of a material. ... Very hard steel (e.g. chisels, quality knife blades): HRC 55–66 ( Hardened High Speed Carbo...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_blade_materials

The Rockwell scale is a hardness scale based on the resistance to indentation of a material, as opposed to other scales such as the Mohs scale (scratch ...

www.offgridweb.com/preparation/understanding-steel-the-rockwell-hardness-scale

Oct 14, 2016 ... Generally, knives are described as having an HRC rating of X. “HR” stands for the Rockwell Scale of Hardness, and the “C” represents part C of ...

www.nisbets.co.uk/what-is-a-rockwell-hardness-rating

The Rockwell scale is over 100 years old and works by using a small piece of incredibly hard material (usually diamond) called an indenter to deliberately dent the ...

www.woodworkweb.com/woodwork-topics/woodworking-tools/63-rockwell-hardness-scale-for-woodworkers.html

Of course the first thing to do is obtain the materials, so off I went to the "metal supply store" to purchase the steel material for the blades. I asked for a piece of ...

www.betterpocketknife.com/articles/steel-hardness-knife-blade-rockwell-scale-testing

The Rockwell Scale is a measure of steel used to quantify the hardness of a knife blade. Blade hardness effects edge retention, sharpenability and toughness of ...

www.cherokeeobserver.org/what-is-hrc-for-knives

Mar 30, 2021 ... Though there are many different Rockwell hardness scales, the Rockwell hardness scale C is the industry standard for knives and is usually ...

agrussell.com/steel-articles/rockwell

There are different Rockwell scales of hardness. The important scale for knife steel is Hardness Rockwell Scale C, often shown as HRC, which is further ...