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  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Evil Eye, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6165      .133"   11.35"   2.20"    $407   1 
 Evil Eye, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6172      .153"   11.30"   2.20"    $466   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Kaleidoscope, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6188      .203"   9.80"   2.25"    $549   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Moire, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6185      .136"   12.05"   2.20"    $442   1 
 Moire, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6192      .148"   14.40"   2.45"    $640   1 
 Moire, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6190      .150"   13.65"   2.50"    $627   1 
 Moire, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6183      .151"   13.70"   2.45"    $621   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Shamrock, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6104      .174"   10.70"   2.00"    $456   1 

  Description     Item No     Diameter     Length     Price    Avail 
 Straight Laminate Rod, White Timascus™         6139      1.200"   5.25"    $728   1 
 Twist Rod, White Timascus™         6211      .547"   12.00"    $451   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Viral, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         6178      .169"   10.60"   2.20"    $483   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5988      .183"   2.25"   2.10"    $212   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5972      .192"   2.25"   1.20"    $127   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5994      .194"   2.25"   1.50"    $161   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5966      .194"   2.25"   1.25"    $134   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5958      .194"   2.25"   1.20"    $128   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5974      .195"   2.25"   1.05"    $113   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5976      .195"   2.25"   1.00"    $108   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5856      .253"   2.40"   2.30"    $342   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5970      .254"   2.25"   1.75"    $245   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5996      .254"   2.25"   1.00"    $140   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5885      .255"   2.30"   1.00"    $144   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5866      .256"   2.30"   1.00"    $144   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5889      .256"   2.30"   1.00"    $144   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5892      .256"   2.30"   0.95"    $137   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5863      .257"   2.30"   1.50"    $217   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5879      .257"   2.30"   1.00"    $145   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5861      .258"   2.30"   2.00"    $291   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5877      .258"   2.30"   1.05"    $153   1 
 Shockwave Backspacer, White Timascus™, 3 Alloy         5870      .258"   2.30"   1.00"    $145   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3898      .088"   4.3"   1.8"    $43   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3792      .092"   4.5"   1.8"    $45   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         4166      .096"   5.5"   1.4"    $43   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         6902      .094"   5.5"   1.4"    $43   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         7892      .094"   5.5"   1.4"    $43   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         7900      .092"   5.6"   1.4"    $44   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         7919      .096"   5.6"   1.4"    $44   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3923      .086"   5.6"   1.7"    $53   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3800      .090"   5.6"   1.9"    $60   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5307      .084"   5.0"   1.9"    $53   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5305      .098"   5.6"   1.9"    $59   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5311      .088"   5.6"   1.9"    $59   1 
 Gila TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5309      .094"   5.8"   1.9"    $61   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Lava Tube TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5581      .082"   2.0"   1.2"    $13   1 
 Lava Tube TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5575      .082"   3.8"   2.0"    $42   1 
 Lava Tube TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5568      .084"   5.6"   1.9"    $59   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3920      .096"   3.2"   1.9"    $34   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3900      .094"   3.4"   1.9"    $36   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3931      .092"   3.5"   1.9"    $37   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3941      .096"   4.6"   1.8"    $46   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3945      .098"   5.5"   1.9"    $59   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3908      .092"   5.6"   1.9"    $60   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3947      .100"   5.6"   1.9"    $60   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3914      .094"   5.7"   1.8"    $57   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3927      .096"   5.7"   1.9"    $61   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5331      .100"   3.4"   1.9"    $36   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5339      .096"   5.1"   1.9"    $54   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         2204      .098"   5.2"   1.9"    $55   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5334      .090"   5.7"   1.9"    $60   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         2169      .098"   5.8"   1.4"    $45   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         1393      .100"   5.8"   1.9"    $61   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5337      .098"   5.8"   1.9"    $61   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         1372      .096"   6.0"   1.4"    $47   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5342      .096"   6.1"   1.9"    $65   1 
 Reticulated TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5344      .092"   6.1"   1.9"    $65   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 River Bottom TextureTech™, CP Titanium         2214      .086"   5.2"   1.8"    $52   1 
 River Bottom TextureTech™, CP Titanium         2194      .090"   5.2"   1.9"    $55   1 
 River Bottom TextureTech™, CP Titanium         2226      .090"   5.2"   1.9"    $55   1 
 River Bottom TextureTech™, CP Titanium         1375      .098"   5.3"   1.9"    $56   1 
 River Bottom TextureTech™, CP Titanium         2123      .096"   5.5"   1.3"    $40   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Samurai TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3882      .098"   2.6"   1.9"    $28   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3870      .096"   5.6"   1.9"    $60   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3880      .092"   5.6"   1.9"    $60   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3904      .090"   5.6"   1.9"    $60   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, Copper         6956      .094"   4.3"   1.9"    $48   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, Copper         7888      .084"   6.1"   1.8"    $64   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5296      .080"   5.8"   1.9"    $61   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5288      .082"   5.9"   1.9"    $62   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5283      .080"   6.0"   1.9"    $64   1 
 Samurai TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5290      .084"   6.1"   1.9"    $65   1 

  Description     Item No     Thickness     Length     Width     Price    Avail 
 Stingray TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3925      .090"   5.3"   1.8"    $53   1 
 Stingray TextureTech™, Silicon Bronze         3878      .096"   5.5"   1.9"    $59   1 
 Stingray TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5322      .086"   5.2"   1.9"    $55   1 
 Stingray TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5320      .086"   5.6"   1.9"    $59   1 
 Stingray TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5327      .084"   5.8"   1.9"    $61   1 
 Stingray TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5313      .083"   5.9"   1.9"    $62   1 
 Stingray TextureTech™, CP Titanium         5329      .088"   5.9"   1.9"    $62   1 


Timascus™ Information
History
Timascus™ is the creation and collaboration of Tom Ferry, Bill Cottrell and Chuck Bybee. The goal was to create a corrosion resistant, non-magnetic lightweight laminated material that would lend itself to adding an upscale look to a knife without the disadvantages of steel damascus. Months of trial and error experimentation resulted in the development of techniques and process that resulted in pattern welded titanium. Timascus™ achieved the goals set and it not only adds to the look but in many cases can enhance the overall performance of a knife.

Composition
Timascus™ consists of two or more titanium alloys laminated and patterned resembling steel damascus. The various alloys color differently through the use of heat or anodizing. Each type of titanium alloy has the potential for a new color combination.

Coloring
Timascus™ can be colored by heat and/or anodizing. The current mix of alloys seems to show more contrast through the use of heat than anodizing. Although anodizing does show contrast in the higher voltage ranges. A highly polished finish will produce the brightest colors where as a satin finish can produce the most visually contrasting appearance. All of the current titanium coloring techniques can be applied to Timascus™.

Working Characteristics
Timascus™ works virtually the same as other titanium alloys and we recommend you follow those guidelines. The one operation that is slightly different is in the milling of Timascus™. Multiple types of titanium in Timascus™ result in different hardness throughout the barstock. The hard and soft areas cause wear on cutting edges of tools. We recommend using a round cornered cutter whenever possible. We found these tools held up better during machining.

Review
Timascus™ is a high-end material that enhances a knifemakers work. Knife collector Russ Jenkins wrote the following comments: "The creators of Timascus™ did more than join together two types of Titanium. They forged the beauty of the past with the technology of the present."

Timascus™ is trademarked. The material process is patented. Timascus™ is sold exclusively through AKS™.

 


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