50100 High Carbon Steel (Comparable to 1095) - .105" x 2.75" x 36"

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50100 Steel (Comparable to 1095)

.105” x 2.75” x 36”

*All bars are cut from a piece roughly 6' long, cut bars can vary between 35" to 37" in length

50100 bearing steel simply put is 1095 with .5% Chrome added.  This steel is a one time purchase for us. Once its gone, its gone. We got it all at a great price and we are passing the saving on to our customers.

Sold only in 36” bars limit 10 bars per purchase

Composition of 50100 steel                                         Composition of 1095

C .99                                                                                      C 1.0

Cr .57                                                                                     Cr –

Mn .45                                                                                  Mn .45 

P .011                                                                                    P .04

Si .005                                                                                   S .05

Heat Treatment for 50100 Carbon Steel

Place blade in forge or Heat treat oven pre-heated to Austenitizing temp 1500°F (soak for 5 - 10 minutes if using a heat treat oven)

Quench in fast oil like Park's 50

Temper between 350° to 400°F twice for 2 hours each time. Cool to room temperature in between tempers.

This Should give a hardness of 60-62 HRC

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