Bucks 420HC steel is a very incorporated knife steel that rarely makes anyone disappointed. Heat-treated by American knife specialist Paul Bos. 420HC is Buck`s standard blade material because it provides excellent wear resistance in the combination of many carbon alloys.
Add an exclusive heat treatment process for superior corrosion resistance and then you have a very good strength, hardness and durability. 420HC steel is a High Carbon (HC) version of the standard 420.