What is Velutex?

Discussion in 'Delta-Z Knives' started by Joe Liguori, Sep 11, 2001.

  1. Joe Liguori

    Joe Liguori

    53
    Oct 7, 1998
    Today I ordered the DZ-5126-VG. I looks like a great knive at a great price. I am not familiar with the handle material. Can you give me some information regarding Velutex?

    Thank You,
    Joe Liguori
     
  2. BarnZ

    BarnZ

    356
    Aug 2, 1999
    Hi Joe,

    Velutexª is a textured coating originally developed for the aerospace industry to be used on aircraft surfaces requiring a non-skid surface. For example hand-holds on helicopters, skids, flooring, and many uses outside of the aviation market as well.

    As a result of this it has excellent adhesion to aluminum, it was a natural choice for use on our aluminum handled knives.

    Like any coating, even anodizing, it is NOT imune to scratching, however it does have a good level of scratch resistance.

    BarnZ
     

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