AEB-L was originally designed for use as a razor blade steel. It is famed for a combination of toughness, edge stability and also edge holding while being easy to resharpen and also extremely corrosion resistant. This is an extremely fine grained steel and the go to stainless for many makers
P Max: 0.025%
S Max: 0.006%
Supplied cold rolled as full plates. There may be a deviation to the plates as they are supplied as they come from the mill.
For an in depth history and also a knife specifc heat treatment guide please check out the following link to Knife Steel Nerds:
AEB-L History and Heat Treatment