Sword lubricants

Sword blade cleaning oil, 50 ml
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Sword lubricants

Sword blade cleaning oil, 50 ml

Ballistol
146470000
5.18 €
Are you a lover of swords and want to always keep them in perfect condition? Do not look any further! We have the perfect product for you: the 50 ml sword blade cleaning oil. This small spray can will become your best ally when it comes to caring for and maintaining your carbon steel blades. Battle Merchant Sword Blade Cleaning Oil is much more than just...
Silicone protection gel for latex
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Maintenance

Silicone protection gel for latex

Epic Armoury
146210000
9.09 €
Protect your latex items with Epic Armory Silicone Protection Gel. With a capacity of 100 ml, this gel is essential to keep your latex pieces in perfect condition. Latex is a sensitive material that requires special care and attention. With our silicone protection gel, you can prevent the surfaces of your items from cracking or drying out, thus prolonging...
Sword blade cleaning oil
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Sword lubricants

Sword blade cleaning oil

Ballistol
012320000
10.14 €
Cleaning oil for sword blades Are you a lover of history and ancient weapons? If you have a carbon steel sword, you will know how important it is to keep it in perfect condition to preserve its beauty and functionality. For that, we present you the Cleaning oil for sword blades . This 200 ml bottle of oil. in aerosol is ideal for the maintenance of the...
Sword blade cleaning oil, 400 ml
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Sword lubricants

Sword blade cleaning oil, 400 ml

Ballistol
079130000
16.82 €
Protect, care for and extend the life of your sword blades with Battle Merchant's Cleaning Oil. This 400 ml aerosol can is ideal for maintaining carbon steel blades, providing complete protection against corrosion. Our cleaning oil is a highly efficient product that not only lubricates and protects, but also disinfects, ensuring that your blades are kept...
Bottle Protective oil for swords (50 ml.) Bottle Protective oil for swords (50 ml.) 2
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Sword lubricants

Bottle Protective oil for swords (50 ml.)

Cass Hanwei (Paul Chen)
079990000
5.98 €
The Bottle Protective oil for swords of 50 ml. It is the perfect complement to keep your fighting swords in optimal conditions. This bottle of oil, in a spray format, is specially designed to protect the carbon steel blades of your swords, as well as other bladed weapons, against corrosion. The oil contained in this bottle has been made from petroleum...
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Refined Wax Polish for swords and other materials

Windlass Steel Crafts
193000000
27.20 €
Do you want to keep your swords and other materials in perfect condition? Then you need Refined Wax Polish, a product specially created to rejuvenate and protect a wide range of hard surfaces including wood, leather, metal, steel, brass, polished stone and much more. This polish dries quickly, leaving a hard, flawless finish instantly. In addition, it is...
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Maintaining a sword not only involves taking care of its edge, but also ensuring that its mechanism and structure remain in the best possible condition. Lubricants play a crucial role in this process, protecting the sword from corrosion and maintaining its functionality. Below, we explore various aspects and recommendations regarding sword lubricants.

Mineral Oil: The Undisputed Classic

Mineral oil has been used for centuries to maintain swords. Its popularity is no coincidence; This oil provides an effective protective layer against moisture and rust, without damaging the metal or handle materials. It is ideal for carbon steel swords, which are especially susceptible to corrosion. Applying a light coat after each use ensures long-lasting protection.

Vegetable Oils: A Natural Alternative

Vegetable oils, such as camellia oil, offer a natural option for sword care. This type of oil is easily absorbed by metal, providing a protective layer without leaving a sticky residue. Importantly, unlike mineral oils, vegetable oils can become rancid over time, requiring more frequent application and careful monitoring to prevent residue buildup.

Synthetic Lubricants: The Modern Choice

With the advancement of technology, synthetic lubricants designed specifically for the care of weapons and swords have emerged. These products offer superior protection against corrosion and wear, and are typically less viscous than traditional oils. Additionally, some are formulated not to attract dust or dirt, making them ideal for maintaining exposed or frequently used swords.

Fats for Long Term Preservation

For those looking to preserve a sword for long periods of non-use, preservation-specific greases are an excellent choice. These greases provide a thicker, more durable coating than oils, offering extensive protection against oxidation. However, its application and subsequent cleaning require more effort, so its use is mainly recommended for collector's items or historical weapons.

The Importance of Correct Application

Applying lubricant correctly is as important as choosing the right one. It is recommended to clean the sword with a soft cloth to remove any residue or moisture before application. A thin, even layer is sufficient; Applying too much product can attract dust and debris, which could damage the sword in the long term.

Specific Products for Japanese Swords

Japanese swords, like katanas, have specific requirements due to their construction and materials. Products such as choji oil, a mixture of clove oil and other oils, have been used traditionally. These oils not only protect the metal, but also contribute to maintaining the aesthetic appearance of the sword. If you need complete and specific kits for cleaning katanas we have a specific category.

Application Tools and Accessories

Using proper tools, such as microfiber cloths or soft brushes, is crucial for effective lubricant application. This ensures that the oil is distributed evenly without leaving uncovered or excess product areas. Additionally, wearing cotton gloves during the process can prevent the transfer of oils and acids from the skin to the sword.


How often should I lubricate my sword?

Depends on use and storage conditions. For a sword in frequent use or exposed to air, a light application after each use is recommended. For long-term storage, a check and possible reapplication every six months is sufficient.

Can I use cooking oil to lubricate my sword?

Although vegetable oils can offer temporary protection, they are not recommended for sword maintenance because they can become rancid and attract dust and dirt. It is preferable to use specific products for weapons.

How do I remove excess lubricant from my sword?

A soft, dry cloth is ideal for removing any excess lubricant. It is important to ensure that the entire surface is evenly covered without product buildup.

Are synthetic lubricants better than natural oils?

Synthetic lubricants offer advantages such as increased corrosion protection and minimal dust attraction. However, The choice between synthetic and natural depends on personal preferences and the specific requirements of the sword.

Do I need to clean my sword before applying lubricant?

Yes, it is crucial to remove any residue, moisture or dirt from the sword before applying lubricant. This ensures that protection is effective and uniform.

Can I use sword lubricants on other weapons?

Yes, many lubricants designed for swords are also suitable for the maintenance of other metal weapons, as long as the manufacturer's specific instructions are followed.

Are there specific lubricants for antique or historical swords?

For antique swords or swords of great historical value, it is recommended to consult a professional conservator. However, low-viscosity mineral oils are typically safe and effective for most of these parts.


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