Arno Bernard Knives are known to have the perfect balance between edge retention and performance, something we would ascribe to the steel we use and 30 plus years of experience in knife-making. Creating a knife that can be sharpened to a fine edge and still retain its shine without fracturing is vital if you want a knife that will function consistently without fail.
Not all metals are created equal when it comes to knife-making, and we pride ourselves on selecting and using only the finest metals. Like the RWL34 metal used in our new Arno Bernard iMamba® folding knife range. Let's take a look at what makes this a particularly successful metal for use in knives.
RWL34 is named after the world-famous knifemaker Robert W Loveless (Bob or RW Loveless), January 2, 1929 – September 2, 2010. He is cited by other knife makers and collectors as one of the most innovative custom knife makers in the world. (extract from Story of RWL34™)
Firstly, the RWL34 is a martensitic, stainless, hardenable steel. Stainless steels are classified by their crystalline structure into four main types: austenitic, ferritic, martensitic, and duplex. Martensitic stainless steel is a specific type of stainless steel alloy that is a versatile and very responsive steel to multiple forms of heat treatment which can increase hardness, strength and corrosion resistance. The RWL34 steel gives our new iMamba® range incomparable toughness and strength, with excellent edge retention and superior sharpness and cutting ability. It offers durability and outstanding corrosion resistance and ensures a top-quality knife that is easy to work with and having perfect functionality, every time.
Arno Bernard Knives have the perfect balance between edge retention and performance.
Pre-order your Arno Bernard iMamba® folding knife today. (Pre-orders will be delivered in June.)