9260 spring steel is also known as silicon-manganese spring steel because of its 2% silicon content. It has good hardness and elasticity and has great resistance to lateral bending. It is a high-quality forging material. It is generally used for forging high-quality samurai swords with strong practicality, such as katana and tachi. Coolkatana offers high-quality handmade 9260 spring steel katana for sale. All are designed for practical use, and the products are hand-forged by swordsmiths who have inherited two hundred years of casting technology in Longquan, China.