PANTHERA Almazka HW5 is designed for hunters and tourists who choose a knife based on its performance. This is a classic drop point blade. The main secret of this knife is a smooth and well-controlled cut. If you’re fed up with blades with complex geometry and various types of design refinements, we recommend paying attention to this versatile knife. Aggressive cut, flexibility and durability, these features allow you to work even on cold days in the extreme north!
The blade is made of special HW5 steel, which is popularly called Almazka, “diamond” or “diamond steel“. With proper heat treatment, steel achieves a hardness of 63-65 HRC, which is comparable to that of cast iron. The closest analogue to diamond is the popular Japanese VG-10 alloy, which has historically been used to create swords. The main elements are chromium, carbon and tungsten. The optimal ratio between them ensures a high-performance blade.
The handle is made of stabilized Karelian birch. The color of the blue sky emphasizes the depth and beauty of the natural pattern. It is not sensitive to extreme temperatures, dry and wet weather, does not absorb odors.
Care. After use, the blade should be washed and dried, and if not used for a long time, rub with olive oil. Take care of the knife and he will take care of you.
Almazka, commonly referred to as diamond steel due to its high strength and hardness. It owes its composition. HW5 belongs to steel with a high content of tungsten and chromium, its primary use is medical instruments, jewelry tools, metalworking cutters. The legend of diamond steel was formerly obtained because of the wide use by jewelers to create various tools for processing precious stones.
The diamond steel knife is reliable, practical and has high blade hardness. Maintains sharpens for a long time. It’s great for cutting skin, meat, tendons or even bones. If necessary, it can cut, without much effort, wire, nails or sheet metal. However, this knife should not be thrown or subjected to strong stresses when prying or twisting. It’s simply not used for this. Its element is cutting and cutting.
Extremely sharp and hard steel.