Produced in a limited quality and highly prized by users and collectors alike, Spyderco is offering their Sprint Run series in CPM Rex 45 High Speed Tool Steel with Burnt Orange handles. Most Golden, Colorado, USA models will be produced including the popular Para Military 2, Manix 2 and Native 5 as well as several lightweight models and the newer Shaman and Native Chief.
CPM Rex 45: CPM REX 45 (Hitachi HAP40) is a super-high-speed particle metallurgy tool steel enriched with large volumes of cobalt, tungsten, molybdenum and vanadium. Its high cobalt content increases the attainable hardness and enhances the positive properties other elements. The addition of vanadium promotes the formation of vanadium carbides, which provide high wear resistance, fine grain size, and increased toughness.