We, at Simply Tool Steel, are pleased to offer these premier tool steel and stainless steel knives to you. We have made shopping simple, by categorizing the knives and tools based on the grade of blade steel used. We have chosen to offer to you only the highest quality knives and tools to ensure that these products will provide you with many years of durable dependable service.
440C stainless steel is a very versatile stainless grade. It offers a very good balance of wear resistance, corrosion resistance and toughness. 440C is hardenable to RC 55-59, a good range for many knife applications.
440C is very much like D-2 with the addition of corrosion resistance. 440C will also polish to a brite finish.
This balance of properties has made 440C the most popular grade of stainless steel used in both the commercial and custom knifemaking industries. 440C is also very popular in the industrial knife and food processing industries.
Each steel grade category listed below contains many models of available knives and tools. To begin shopping, select your desired grade of tool steel from the right-hand column and be assured that you are offered the best products available.