T10 Steel Katana
T10 steel Katanas are classified among the finest and most durable modern Samurai Swords, this type of steel is referred to as tool steel.
The T10 Katana blades is going through the traditional processes of forging, heat treatment, water quenching, and clay tempering.
Yet they have particular properties that the other swords do not have.
considering that other steel is going through all the traditional process there are still some differences that can be seen between various Katana swords, each one inherit it’s properties from the steel material they are made of.
T10 Steel or equally called High Speed Steel because it is considered as a material that excels the Steel, and therefore one of the reason it is commonly used now days to make samurai swords.
The T10 Steel Katanas are more appreciated than swords made of others Steel types, and it is one of the top choices among sword collectors.
Keep reading and find out what are the characteristics of the T10 Steel Katana, and what make it so special for making a durable Katana that is also an amazing piece of art
T10 Steel properties:
T10 steel, also known by Tool Steel or High Speed Steel is the Chinese designation for an alloy made of Carbon steel and Tungsten (W1 in the United States of America).
The alloy contains a high tenor of Carbon compared to others Carbon Steels (about %1) and a little fraction of silicon (%0.35).
The Tungsten component makes this type of steel very resistant to scratches and extremely tough.
The maximum of resistance and toughness is obtained when properly clay tempered.
T10 Steel Katana Characteristics
T10 Steel Katanas share the characteristics of Carbon steel Katanas y Spring Steel Katanas. Yet, the tungsten element gives them the hardness and the extreme resistance to abrasion, which makes the Katana sword very resistant and durable.
When properly clay tempered, the High Speed Steel Katana are very tough.
El Clay tempering process and the differential solidity acquired after that process allows the Swords made of T10 steel to rank at the top of the list of durability.
It appears that the T10 show great performance and capabilities and swords made of the T10 are often harder to forge since they require accuracy while making and a delicate operation to conduct in order to obtain the Samurai Katana.
T10 Steel Katanas keep their edge as sharp as their first time for long period.
Therefore they do not require extensive care and rigorous maintenance, they just need to be cleaned, oiled and properly kept.
El proper maintenance of these swords increases the durability and will make sure the sword will serve you for very long time.
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