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The type of metal in a knife is a key factor when buying a knife. This is because metals have different sharpening and edge fastening characteristics. When determining the type of knife to buy, it is important to know how the knife will be used. There are many different types of blade steel on knives because they are not a unique tool for everyone. The demands of a hunting knife vary from the demands of a damask tracking knife. Four common metals used for blades are stainless steel, high carbon steel, Damascus and titanium. Below you will find a more complete overview of these materials. Stainless Steel The typical stainless steel blade contains at least 12% chromium that helps you...