9260 Spring Steel – Beginners Guide to Spring Steel Katana
The 9260 Spring Steel Katana features amazing flexibility and can revert back from an almost 90-degree bend. Our Spring steel blades are fully hand made and customized by our master swordmaker.
When buying a Katana for the very first time there are certain details that need to take into consideration. What is the best Katana steel? Some say that the best one for beginners would be a Spring Steel Katana.
Buying this katana is one of the more affordable options and it will function well as a cutting tool if needed to perform some test cutting.
This Steel is also known as Silicon Manganese Steel. The blade will be fully forged, polished and sharpened by hand by an experience swordsmith. the swords are full tang and can be sharpened to perfection for an extra cost.
Having a 9260-Steel Katana means that the surface of the blade is bright, smooth and it is also hard yet elastic enough. it has Maru laminated structure. the blade can cut through bamboo poles and tatami mats and if ordered razor-sharp it will slice through the paper.
The tsuba and other fittings can be customized through our app and you can choose every part of the sword, whether you want the blade to be folded or colored we can do it. you can see the options we offer for 9260-Spring steel sword in the image below.
Selecting a Steel Blade
When choosing a 9260-Spring Steel the hardness level is similar to the 1060 carbon steel. However, posses other attributes as the following:
- Excellent heat treatment
- High fatigue resistant
- Very resilient
This kind of Steel is great when practicing frequently cutting techniques in dojo. The blade is strong enough to cut through a single roll or even multiple rolls of tatami omote depending on the person who wield it and the techniques he is using.
The second-generation 9260-Steel uses a modified version of heat treatment to improve the performance of solid-bodied blades.
This Steel is highly flexible and durable, it can bent, twist, then revert back to original form. The steel has a high capacity for shock absorption and it’s great for slicing advanced targets like bamboo poles and it’s one of the best when it comes to flexibility.
9260 Spring Steel
Modern Spring Steel
Everyone loves a tough sword that is capable to withstand any onslaught and abuse. Those 9260-Spring Steel swords are considered as a fine specimen that shows toughness and is designed to be capable of continuously and relentlessly cut when used during dojo practice.
Sword communities and forums remain abuzz when these swords debut in the world of sword collectors. If looking for a fancy sword you can create one using our app. one thing is obviously clear and that is this sword is tough as an old boot.
It is capable of withstanding tough pressure. Suffice to say that it was described as rough around the edges but, it is capable of delivering the goods when the need arises. It is not an art sword but, a utilitarian blade. The sword may be homely but, it is durable in its raw state.