Carpenter CTS-BD30P is a high-performance blade steel that forms numerous carbides with a fine distribution. A tempered hardness capability of HRC 58/60 combined with superior edger retention make this alloy a candidate for cutlery applications in multiple cutlery and knife market segments. This datasheet provides information on composition, physical properties, and hardness. It also includes information on corrosion and wear resistance as well as forming, heat treating, machining, and powder metal forms. Filing Code: SS-1182. Producer or source: Carpenter Specialty Alloys.