Sakai Takayuki brand Kiritsuke-Santoku knife, made of 33 layers VG10 Damascus steel.
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– Specifications –
|Knife Type||Kiritsuke Santoku|
|Blade Material||VG10 Damascus (Stainless)|
|Hardness||Around 61 HRC|
|Double beveled edge||For right and left-hand users|
|Blade Length||160mm (6.3inch)|
|Total Length||295mm (10.4inch)|
|Country||Made in Japan|
Sakai Takayuki is the most famous Damascus kitchen knife brand in Osaka, Japan. This Kiritsuke Santoku can be used for various foods in the same way as normal Santoku knives, and it also has an advantage that it is convenient to work using the tip.
The 32 layers damascus steel blade with vg10 edge is very sharp and resistant against rust, so maintenance is easy.
- Blade : Cutting edge VG10 steel (product of Takefu steel Co., Ltd.) is one of the best steels for Japanese knife. (1)Very hard and sharp , (2)superior edge retention (3)and has oxidation resistance. HRC = 60-61, Chromium =15%-16%. And the VG10 steel cutting edge is integrated into 32 layers damascus steel.
- Tsuba : This part is called Tsuba. There is no space between the blade and handle. So keep clean, and prevents corruption. Almost high-class kitchen knife has Tsuba.
- Handle : made of mahogany wood.
- Keep clean and dry after use.
- Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
- Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.