Aichi steel’s best stainless, Zenpou AUS10 steel kiritsuke Santoku knife.
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– Specifications –
|Knife Type||Kiritsuke Santoku|
|Blade Steel||AUS10 (Stainless)|
|Hardness||Around 61 HRC|
|Double beveled edge||For right and left-hand users|
|Blade Length||190mm (7.48inch)|
|Total Length||320mm (12.6inch)|
|Country||Made in Japan|
The Kiritsuke style Santoku knife. It has a 19cm blade, is a bit longer than a normal Santoku knife, and the bright blue handle is impressive. The cutting edge is made of Aus10, which is a steel of Aichi Steel Co., Ltd. Very sharp and has resistance to rust, so you can use it without stress.
- Blade : Aus10 is a steel of Aichi Steel Co., Ltd. (Aichi Steel Co., Ltd. is also the materials manufacturer for Toyota Motor Corporation.) It is a hard stainless steel (hardness HRC60-61) which is similar to VG10, very sharp and does not rust easily.
- 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 Blue Packerwood
- Keep clean and dry after use.
- Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
- Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.