The blade consists of three layers of stainless steel, with a VG10 core blade steel sandwiched between highly rigid and rust resistant stainless steels. The blade is structurally derived from traditional production methods used for Japanese swords, characterized by its outstanding springlike toughness that ensures no breaking or bending. This triple layered structure also contributes to the blade’s resistance to corrosion
TAKEFU SPECIAL STEEL CO., LTD.
21-2-1 Shiromaru-cho Echizen
9150857 Echizen, Fukui
The material used for the blade is clad metal manufactured using world-leading techniques by local companies in Echizen, which has extensive experience in this field. Clad metal is produced by forging different layers of metal together, taking advantage of the strength of each piece as an integrated unit while ensuring any weaknesses are balanced out by each layer. The steel is composed of a perfect blend that produces a long-lasting, greatly long-sharpness, hard to bend or break, and rust resistant.
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