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Sleipner Tool Steel

Uddeholm Sleipner tool steel is an excellent all around high alloy steel with broad property profile. Further, it’s well know for taking all kinds of surface treatments well. This can include stonewash, high polish, satins and rougher ‘raw’ type blade finishes.

Some of the best properties of Sleipner steel includes;

  • Wear Resistance
  • Chip Resistance
  • High Hardness
  • Good Machinability.

Technical Composition

Sometimes written as 7% Cr, 0.5% V, 2.5% Mo, the composition of Sleipner steel is as follows:

Carbon: 0.9%
Chromium: 7.8%
Molybdenum: 2.5%
Manganese: 0.5%
Silicium: 0.9%
Vanadium: 0.5%

Sleipner Similarities

It’s widely accepted that Sleipner steel is quite similar to D2 which is another popular tool steel in the knife industry.

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