Guillotine knives are made of tool steel containing 12 percent of chromium. CHROMIUM STEEL veneering knives contain 12 percent of chromium. They are universal and suitable for any application. HSS veneering knives with a tungsten content of 18 percent are showing impressive service lives and good value for money. Veneering blades made of PM steel obtain even better cutting results, depending on the material being processed.