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UHB20C (1095)

Uddeholm carbon steel

Equivalent: Aisi 1095

A multi-purpose 1% carbon steel with high tensile strength. It is often the standard choice for the medium and thinner range of various components – e.g. springs, knives and valves. It is hardened and tempered to a fine martensitic structure providing the highest fatigue strength among all unalloyed steels.

Popular steel for damascus / pattern welded blades in combination with 15N20


C   Si   Mn   P max  S max 
1,0%   0,30%   0,45%   0,015%   0,006%  


Heat treatment: 

Hardening temperature 800C, 1490F

Tempering time 30 minutes.

100C/212F - HRC 67

200C/392F - HRC 63

300C/572F - HRC 57


 Heat treatment and Specifics