Laser-cut 1095 High Carbon Steel

Starting from $29

Our laser-cut 1095 high-carbon steel is a high-carbon alloy of the mild carbon steel family. 1095 is heat-treatable and high-strength, but also tends to be brittle. Typically used for springs, or tools requiring sharp cutting edges.

If you're looking for a hard and durable steel for your custom knives, axes or other tools, 1095 high carbon steel is your metal.

Available Thickness Chart

Inches Actual
Actual thickness is dependent on mill tolerance
Gauge Millimeters
.125 .125   3.2
.187 .178   4.5
The 95 in the name of the steel indicates the carbon content, in this case, it’s 0.95% carbon content. The inclusion of carbon helps harden the steel and toughens the resulting product, increasing resistance to wear and tear over time.

• Normal Temp 1550° - 1650° F. • Anneal Temp 1400° - 1500° F. • Hard Temp 1440° - 1475° F. • Oil Quench Rc 66

Please Note:
Due to manufacturing variables, your parts may have small cosmetic imperfections/scratches. If you require a cosmetically-perfect finish, additional processing is available for a fee. Contact us at or make a note on your order to discuss options.
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