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– Specifications –
|Blade Material||Stainless blade with Aogami super core|
|Hardness||Around 65 HRC|
|Double beveled edge||For right and left-hand users|
|Blade Length||21cm (8.26inch)|
|Total Length||36cm (14.2inch)|
|Country||Made in Japan|
Hammered Aogami Super steel Gyuto Knife with a Japanese traditional shape. Aogami Super is the hardest steel in Japan manufactured by Hitachi Metals. In other words, it is the sharpest Japanese steel with the longest lasting sharpness. If you want the sharpest Japanese knife, Aogami Super knife is recommended.
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.
The blade is very hard but it is not difficult to sharpen with the stone. It’s easier than stainless steel knives. To maintain its function, it is recommended to have a sharpening stone.
Do not cut frozen food or bones, to avoid chipping in the blade.
- 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.
- Handle : Made of octagonal walnut
- Keep clean and dry after use.
- Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
- Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.