This Swedish steel, called AEB-L steel has a Rockwell rating of 60 HRC.
Sharpness - 3.5/5 a very good score for a stainless steel putting it close to the stakes of VG10
Sharpening - 4/5 an extremely easy steel to sharpen, one of the easiest
Retention - 3/5 Holds it's sharpness very well, but not as well as harder steel. Luckily, it is very easy to sharpen.
Please see our Steel Types Guide for further information to help with choosing the right knife for you, or drop us a call or email to discuss.