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AUS-8 is a Japanese steel that has been used in the knife industry for a long time (next to the rare lower-grade AUS-6 and AUS-4). Though not identical in its composition, it is comparable to the performance of 440C.

Origin: Japan
Carbon (%): 0,7-0,75
Chrome (%): 13-14,5
Molybdenum (%): 0,1-0,3
Vanadium (%): 0,1-0,25
Manganese (%): 1
Silicon (%): 1
Rockwell (HRC): 57-58