AUS-10 Stainless steel / SUS-10 Stainless Cladding Plate 2mmX610mm250mm (1/16+”X24”X9 7/8”)
I guess the steel plate is able to make approximately 10 pieces of 210mm or 240mm chef knives.
It is constructed on 3 layers, and the both outside materials are SUS-10 stainless, and the middle of core steel is AUS-10 stainless steel.
We have got it from Japanese steel distributor in Kyushu, Japan.
AUS-10 stainless steel is made by Aichi Steel Ltd Co. which is the company provide steels to Toyota, and one of their products AUS-10 is known high quality stainless steel for cutleries.
C: 0.95-1.10%, Cr: 13.0-14.50%, Mo: 0.10-0.30%, V: 0.10-0.25%, Ni: 0.49%, Mn: 0.50%, Si: 1.00%,
P: 0.04%, S: 0.03%
The steel plate is not heat treated, and it might be great thickness for kitchen knives, and pocket knives and, thin blades to make.
It is sandwiched by soft iron, so it is easier to sand it down compared with mono steel bar, and protecting bent the blade.