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Knives Opinel No.8 Carbon


Carbon Steel

Blade length is 8.4cm

Handle length is 11cm

full length is 16.4cm

width 2.5cm

In stock

Blade Material                                                                                                                                                                  Opinel knives “Carbon” blade series are made using steels with a high carbon content, which is what makes it possible to achieve the excellent hardness after heat treatment, guaranteeing the good strength of the cutting edge, resistance to wear and easy sharpening. The hardness obtained after heat treatment are theoretically slightly greater in steels that do not contain chrome. The cutting strength is therefore better with a “carbon” steel and sharpening of carbon steel blades is much easier than sharpening of stainless steel blades.

Beech is the most commonly used wood for the manufacture of Opinel handles. From France, the beech is hard, durable and easy to work. With a homogeneous appearance, its light colour varies from yellow to pink. It is characterized by the presence of numerous small dark dashes.

Safety ring
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives from the N° 06. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding. In addition to locking the blade open (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport).

Dimensions                                                                                                                                                                      The Dimensions for the No.8 Carbon are Blade length 8.4cm Handle length 11cm Full length 19.4cm width is 2.5cm