Alcon maintains a diverse material selection to provide the greatest performance, endurance, and lowest costs for our customers. As described below, we carry substantial inventory to meet our customer's needs quickly.

Steel Types

  • 52100, A-2, A-7, D-2, S-5, S-7 (AISI Designations)
  • Aluminum
  • All stainless steel grades
  • High-speed steel: M-2, M-4, M-42, T-15 (AISI Designations)
  • Powdered metals: 9V, 10V, 15V
  • Carbon steel: 1075, 1095, 4140
  • Carbide grades
  • Nylon or Brass, where knife life is subordinate to the material supporting structure (or other factors)

Make the Right Selection

It is critical to match the material with the proper hardness and wear resistance you need. Our customer service team or engineering staff will help you select the material best suited for your application.

Helpful Tools

The two fact sheets referenced below will give you a better understanding of what we offer:

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