15N20 Bar Stock Steel .058" Thickness - See Length Note
We buy this in 48" lengths and sell it in 12", 24", 36", and 48" lengths.
If you buy 1ea, you will get a stick 12" long by the width and thickness shown.
If you buy 2, you will get a bar that is 24" in length.
If you buy 3, you will get a bar that is 36" in length.
If you buy 4, you will get a bar that is 48" in length.
**If you buy 2, 3 or 4 and want it cut into 12" length pieces, please specify in the comments section that you would like them cut into 12" pieces.
**Advertised price is for 1qty 12" piece
- Used to forge-weld with other high carbon steels to create Damascus
- Deburred to ensure even forging
This steel is Hot Rolled.
Hot rolled means it is not fully annealed or "soft". It will be hard in some spots, softer in other spots. It is not fully hardened but the hard spots will be difficult to cut or drill. This steel should be annealed before drilling or cutting. Forging it as is will be fine.
Heat Treating 15-n-20
Soak at 1475F – 1500F for 5 minutes
Results should be 63-65RC in hardness
Temper at 350F for 1 hour for approximately 62RC
Temper at 400F for 1 hour for approximately 59-60RC