Kershaw Atmos – A Budget Pocket EDC

Urban Knife Guy reviews the Kershaw Atmos, model 4037, as an urban EDC knife.


The Kershaw Atmos

The Atmos is a small EDC knife and the handle has a chamfered carbon-fiber inlay. It also has a custom oversized pivot, and a backspacer with a wide lanyard attachment. It is a flipper knife with a 3″ Blade.

  • Blade Length: 3.0″ (7.6 cm)
  • Handle Length: 4.0″ (10.2 cm)
  • Overall Length: 6.9″ (17.5 cm)
  • Weight: 2.0 oz. (59 g)
  • Blade Steel: 8Cr13MoV Stainless Steel
  • Blade Shape: Modified Drop Point
  • Blade Finish: Satin

8Cr13MoV is a low-end Chinese-Made Stainless Steel similar to the Japanese AUS 8, It belongs to the CR13 series, high in Carbon and Chromium.

8Cr13MoV steels have excellent wear resistance, corrosion resistance, edge retention and high hardness. Due to its lower cost, it is also favoured for budget knives.

Handle Material: Black G10 with Carbon Fiber Overlay
Locking Mechanism: Inset Liner
Pivot Assembly: KVT Ball Bearing System
Pocket Clip: Deep Carry Tip-Up, Right/Left Carry

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