How Sharp would a real diamond sword be?
To put it simply, a diamond sword would cut like the word of God… and then shatter. Very small diamond knives are commonly used in medicine & science where absolute sharpness is required. These blades are typically capable of sectioning a material for microscopy down to 40 nanometers or less.
Do diamond saw blades have real diamonds?
Well, the answer is no. Diamond blades only have synthetic diamond particles on its diamond segments. These diamond segments, or the cutting edge of the blade, are made from diamond crystals which were heated with powder metal and then pressed into a molding, forming it.
Do diamond swords exist?
While it may be possible to create a sword shaped object from diamond it is simply too brittle to be used effectively. On a side note a sword of pure carbon would also lack the mass to be effective against a similar sized steel blade.
Can a diamond blade cut wood?
According to DIY blog Hunker.com, diamond blades aren’t the best choice for cutting wood. As stated earlier, these saws are manufactured to handle the toughest materials, and wood isn’t one of those. Wood, especially boards, have soft fibers which can easily be damaged when the cut is not done correctly.
Can a diamond blade cut plastic?
All of the diamond particles are on the exterior cutting edge of the blade, with no metal-diamond mixture. Depending on the manufacturer’s recommended blade application, vacuum brazed blades will cut a wide variety of material including concrete, masonry, steel, various irons, plastic, tile, wood and glass.
Can diamonds be sharp?
A natural diamond will have sharp edges, but so will synthetic diamonds and any gem material used to imitate diamond. In addition, any gem, natural or synthetic, can have abraded facet junctions (the line where two facets meet) caused by damage or wear and tear.
Has anyone made a diamond?
The first jewelry-grade man-made diamonds weren’t created until the 1970s. And only in the last decade have manufacturers produced stones rivaling those found in nature. Roscheisen says it took his team three years and five generations of reactors before they were able to efficiently produce the gems.
Is diamond armor possible?
Diamond armor would have to be constructed very differently than traditional mail or plate armor for it to work in the manner intended. As @MozerShmozer pointed out, Diamond has a very small toughness, and viability to cracking, so diamond plate armor is out.
How much would a real life diamond sword cost?
That would be about $3.5 million just for the raw material to make the diamond sword. Maybe we could make 40 and get the price down to around $1.75 million- each. (just like that pack for sale on Amazon.