H1 steel is a PH steel, meaning it is a precipitation-hardened steel.
It reaches a Rockwell hardness of 57-58rc and is rolled hard without heat-treating and has .1% nitrogen which acts like carbon in the steel matrix, but does not react to chlorine making rust.
Surprisingly, it holds a sharpened cutting edge comparable to the premium knife steels being used in the industry by most knife manufacturers.
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David Ford, Cowes
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Usual Spyderco quality and usual price! It's a beautiful little knife and an excellent addition to my Spyderco collection Have not "used it in anger"yet but I'm sure it will do all that is expected of it
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