Engineered specifically for high end knife application, the CPM S35VN is the newer, improved version of the S30VN premium grade knife steel. Increased in toughness and ease of sharpening over its predecessor. Composed of stainless, vanadium, and niobium. Our Proelia S35VN series is made for the worksman, combining the thick application of S35VN steel blade with the durable and slip resistant G10 composite handle and stainless steel milled liner. Perfect for those that are looking for adventure, yet want somthing that is tougher for the environment.