Civivi Altus – Awesome Button Lock Urban EDC

Urban Knife Guy shares his thoughts on the Civivi Altus button lock folding knife.

Civivi Altus

The Civivi Altus


  • Blade Length: 2.97″ 
  • Closed Length: 4.15″ 
  • Overall Length: 7.12″ 
  • Weight: 3.11oz / 88.3g 
  • Blade Thickness: 0.12″ / 3.0mm 
  • Blade Style: Drop Point 
  • Blade Grind: Flat 
  • Blade Finish: Silver Bead Blasted 
  • Blade Material: Nitro-V 
  • Blade Hardness: 59-61HRC 

Nitro-V is a newer boutique stainless steel sold by New Jersey Steel Baron which was first released in 2017. The steel was designed and produced in collaboration with Buderus Steel. 

It is a version of Uddeholm AEB-L modified. NJSB added Nitrogen and Vanadium to improve edge performance, and to achieve high hardness and extreme corrosion resistance. 

  • Handle Material: G10 
  • Handle Color/Finish: Black 
  • Liner Material: Stainless Steel 
  • Pocket Clip: Tip-Up,L/R 
  • Clip Material: Stainless Steel 
  • Thumb Stud/Screws Material: Stainless Steel 
  • Pivot Assembly: Caged Ceramic Ball Bearing 
  • Locking Mechanism: Button Lock (Manual)

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