L6 Bainite sword steel explanations
I was reading about the L6 tool steel, vs the T10, 1060 carbon, and 9160 spring steel swords.
Element Weight %
I was able to get a more specific list of the composition there, which is restricted to only a few browsers before the subscription requirement kicks in.
Molybedum, Manganese, Chrome, Silicon, seem to be the most important in sword steel construction, for hardness, edge retention, flexibility, and shape retention.
I had most of this information years ago, but it’s good to review once in awhile.