Fractal Knife

The blade uses a fractal geometry to increase its cutting surface. (Read the full article)

"see the spyderco spider edge serrations as an example"
( 5/16/2004 2:53:48 PM )
"Though not the general idea, I could imagine a blade made with a crystaline structure such that any damage would actually expose more "fractals" that are just as sharp as before. that is one of the selling points of depleted uranium over tungsten for armor-penetrating rounds; that it has more of a self-sharpening effect."
(JW 6/22/2008 2:42:05 PM )
"Well, yes, you can buy these. And in some catalogs the edge is called a fractal edge. "
(icecycle 3/10/2010 12:21:26 PM )
""Carbon steel" knives use a similar effect - as seen in "pro" industrial / army knives etc. The "dirty" edge composed of many small irregular elements is easy to sharpen (and easy to wear down), but gets much sharper than other knives (stainless). "
( 10/19/2010 1:02:48 AM )

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