Blade steel can mean the difference between one sharp cut and a thousand. There are many types of steel for your usage and can play a critical role in a knife’s performance.
Premium American made powdered steel with a uniform micro-structure that provides substantial improvements over other American made steel in wear and corrosion resistance; an excellent high-end steel.
An air-hardenable non-stainless tool steel that has improved toughness and wear resistance over D2 steel. CPM-Cruwear has vanadium to form extremely hard vanadium carbides for edge retention along with and tungsten and molybdenum to increase the working hardness without reducing the toughness.
American powdered steel is the toughest available. Able to handle virtually any task, it excels in edge retention and wear resistance but requires cleaning to keep it corrosion free as it is not stainless
Any way you want to carry, Benchmade has you covered. From weight, to grip, to corrosion resistance, choose a handle material to fit your need.
An extremely durable makeup of layers of fiberglass soaked in resin, then highly compressed and baked. Impervious to moisture or liquid and physically stable under climate change. Most commonly black, but is also available in various colors.
A contemporary premium composite of thin strands of carbon tightly woven into various weave patterns, then impregnated with resin which is most commonly clear but can be color-tinted. It offers great looks and is exceptionally strong for its minimal weight.
A birch powder composite material backfilled with resin, Dymondwood® is much more resistant to environmental hardships than natural wood.
THE SHARPER DIFFERENCE
Our SELECTEDGE® process uses proprietary technology to achieve a carefully-engineered fine edge with ultra-precise bevel angles. Maximizing the potential of today's toughest powdered steels, SELECTEDGE® provides unparalleled sharpness and push-cut performance.
STAY SHARP WITH
WHEN YOU BUY BENCHMADE, YOU BUY FOR LIFE. THAT’S WHY WE WILL RE-SHARPEN YOUR BENCHMADE BACK TO FACTORY EDGE ANYTIME YOU NEED. TO LEARN HOW TO SEND YOUR KNIFE IN FOR FREE LIFESHARP SERVICE, CLICK BELOW.