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Kershaw Leek Carbon Fiber – CPM154 Steel

Kershaw Leek Carbon Fiber

The famous Kershaw Leek Carbon Fiber model in a new version, designed by Ken Onion specifically for everyday wear. Modified Drop-Point blades are made of CPM-154 steel and have StoneWash coating.

The handle is equipped with dies of lightweight and very durable carbon fiber and has a convenient clip for every day carrying a knife in your pocket. A Leek series knives are made with a variety of color variations of the handles, as well as from various materials.

Kershaw Leek Carbon Fiber

CPM-154 – Martensitic steel developed and manufactured by the American concern Crucible Industries. In fact, it is an “improved version” of the well-known 440C steel, however, its amount of molybdenum is increased.

Kershaw Leek Carbon Fiber

As a result, the corrosion resistance, wear-resistance, and retention of the cutting edge are much better than that of the predecessor steel. In addition, steel has excellent grindability and polishability, which facilitates its mechanical processing. Steel is extremely popular among American knifemakers!

Handle material – carbon fiber used in various industries, including the creation of handles for knives. It is a pleasant and light but at the same time durable material. It is close in properties to steel, but surpasses it, in addition, it is resistant to corrosion, immune to caustic chemicals and tolerates high loads.

Characteristics:

  • Total knife length: 179 mm
  • Blade Length: 75 mm
  • Butt Thickness: 2.3mm
  • Blade Steel Brand: CPM-154
  • Blade Coating: StoneWash
  • Handle Material: Carbon
  • Manufacturer: Kershaw, USA
  • Weight: 68 gr

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