CH004 Japanese Santoku Knife TC Aogami Super Steel 180mm – Zenpou [$146.00]


US$146.00
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BrandZenpou
Knife TypeSantoku
Blade SteelAogami super (Carbon)
HardnessAround 65 HRC
Double beveled edgeFor right and left-hand users
HandlePacker wood
Blade Length18cm (7.08inch)
Total Length30cm (11.8inch)
Weight175grs (6.17oz)
CountryMade in Japan

Description

Made of the best carbon steel, Zenpou hammered Santoku knife. Hammered Santoku knife, made of Aogami super steel, known for its sharpness.

If you’re looking for a really sharp knife, you should take Aogami Super knives into consideration. Aogami Super is the hardest and most wear-resistant Japanese carbon steel, this hardness and wear resistance create the Knife sharpness and long-lasting of sharpness. Aogami Super is known among knife enthusiasts as one of the best steels in the world.

Aogami Super is not stainless and will rust, but the blade of this knife is covered with stainless steel, so most part of the blade has resistance to oxidation.

The blade is very hard but it is not difficult to sharpen with stone. Carbon steel blade is easier to sharpen than stainless steel one. To maintain its function, it is recommended to have a sharpening stone.

(This knife had a red handle before, but now changed to black.)
  1. Blade  : Aogami (blue) super is a steel from Hitachi metals. (Aogami = blue is not steel color. Put papers to distinguish steels, Aogami (blue) is the color of this paper and also name of steel.) It has the highest quality of Hitachi Mitals and maximum hardness of Japanese steel(HRC = 65-66). Aogami Super is not stainless steel, it should not leave wet. But it is covered with stainless steel, so most part of the blade has resistance to oxidation. Learn more about Aogami Super.
  2. 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.
  3. Handle :  Made of Black Packerwood

Maintenance

  • Keep clean and dry after use.
  • Do not use for any frozen foods or bones to avoid chipping in the blade.
  • Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.