Opinel N06 Folding Knife 2.875" X90 Carbon Plain Blade, Beechwood Handle - OP13060
OP6: N06 Folding Knife, Carbon Steel
The Opinel N06 is the smallest model that features the Virobloc safety ring. This little knife is non threatening and very durable. It is small enough to be placed in a pocket or purse and will "deliver" when needs be. Stabilized beechwood is ultra resistant and comfortably contoured to fit the hand. The blade is made from X90 Carbon steel, with a high carbon content, which is what makes it possible to achieve the excellent hardness after heat treatment, guaranteeing the strength of the cutting edge, resistance to wear and easy of 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 knife and sharpening is much easier than a stainless steel blades which contain chrome. However, carbon has a low resistance to corrosion caused by moisture, which means that certain precautionary measures are necessary when using and storing a carbon knives: we recommend that you avoid damp environments and that you dry the blade after each use.
- This knife features the Virobloc Safety ring. The Virobloc safety ring was invented and implemented in 1955. This simple yet effective locking system greatly improved the original knife.The ability to help prevent the blade from opening when closed was added to the Virobloc in 2000.
- Blade Length: 2.875"
- Blade Steel: X90 Carbon Steel
- Overall Length: 6.5"
- Handle Material: Beechwood
- Weight: 1.2 oz.
- Made in France
UPC Code: 000000016193
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
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