K390 Delica HRC?

Discuss Spyderco's products and history.
User avatar
TooSharp
Member
Posts: 140
Joined: Tue May 26, 2009 3:04 pm
Location: Fayetteville, AR

Re: K390 Delica HRC?

Postby TooSharp » Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:36 pm

The rockwell on my K390 Dragonfly came in at 66.

User avatar
Cambertree
Member
Posts: 1385
Joined: Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:48 am
Location: Victoria, Australia

Re: K390 Delica HRC?

Postby Cambertree » Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:40 am

TooSharp wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:36 pm
The rockwell on my K390 Dragonfly came in at 66.
That’s excellent, thanks for the info. :) :cool:

KitsuneSan
Member
Posts: 9
Joined: Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:11 am

Re: K390 Delica HRC?

Postby KitsuneSan » Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:32 pm

Wow! I'll definitely have to get the delica k390 too with that heat treat. My k390 collection is growing for sure

Steeltoez83
Member
Posts: 26
Joined: Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:51 am

Re: K390 Delica HRC?

Postby Steeltoez83 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:26 am

My delica tested at 65.5 then 66.

EngDevGr3
Member
Posts: 116
Joined: Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:45 pm

Re: K390 Delica HRC?

Postby EngDevGr3 » Fri Nov 27, 2020 8:28 pm

Since my HRC testing of the Delica, I have used it on various materials. I haven't gotten crazy with it, but I haven't babied it during use either. I have pushed it a bit, within reason for a 2.5mm thick blade, to test edge stability. Very thick shipping cardboard, a cloth backed rubber material where I work, and even through some hard tote plastic. These coupled with everyday use cutting, it is performing VERY well. The heat treat seems to be spot on. Edge holding as expected from k390 at that hardness, but the toughness is suprising! I even ran the factory edge for a while. I am on the third edge, and I am using normally as a fantastic slicer and edc.
I plan on getting the Endura k390 within the next few weeks. I assume it will be a similar HRC and performer, but I will post the test results in the HRC database.
Great work on the heat treat Spyderco!


Return to “Spyderco General Discussion”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], bobnikon, Bolster, elena86, gbcaffee, Majestic-12 [Bot], N. Brian Huegel, RandomNick, steelcity16, The Meat man, u.w., vivi and 33 guests