Learn steel terminology, from tungsten to titanium!
Type of steel has a lot of impact on your knife’s performance! From alloy to tungsten and titanium, learn about a variety of types of steel used to make knives. Our steel terminology and glossary are sourced from reputable references and our own 41 years in business. Count of on Lancaster’s knife and blade experts for the most factual info you can find on steel knife blades!
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- For more knife information, please see the Steel Production and Properties.
- For a cutlery steel chart that allows you to filter by Stainless, Non-Stainless, and Alternate Alloy, check out our Knife Steel Composition Chart.