M390 is a powdered steel made by using the third generation powder metallurgy technology. This steel ensures resistance to corrosion and is resistant to wear. These knives have a flawless cut.  M390 steel is hard, because of its high content of vanadium and carbon. Knives from this steel do not require a lot of care and they are resistant to rust when in contact with moisture due its high content of chrome (20%). The M390 knives will be long lasting and keep its good characteristics.