Tamahagane SAN Kyoto Mikarta Stainless Steel Chef's Knife, 10.5-Inch

Model Number: SNK-1103

The SAN KYOTO Tamahagane knives feature 63-ply stainless steel construction. ...


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The SAN KYOTO Tamahagane knives feature 63-ply stainless steel construction. The core or middle layer is VG No 5. The core layer is the cutting edge and is 61 degrees on the Rockwell scale for hardness.

There are 31 layers of SUS410 stainless steel on each side of the middle layer. These 31 layers on each side create a beautiful damascus pattern which make the knives very distinctive. The outside layers are softer and more stain resistant than the cutting edge and actually protect the cutting edge.

The handle body is constructed of black canvas-micarta, enormously durable material made of resin and linen that will last decades. It is so easy to grip and it's weight is very well balanced, that has the Metal Tsuba to fully seal between the blade and the handle, to keep the knife sanitary. 

This "SAN KYOTO" knives were used by the Champion of "BOCUSE d'Or 2009" only one international cook-off. Since then, this brand has been come under the spotlight, as Champion knives. 

Features:

  • Manufactured by Kataoka and Company in Niigata, Japan
  • The word Tamahagane means "precious steel"
  • 3-Ply stainless steel with VG-5 center and the outside layers of SUS410SS
  • Dark laminated wood, hand hammered and sandblasted for a matte finish
  • The angle of the edge is 14 to15-Degree and 61-Degree on the rockwell scale for hardness

Dimensions(inch): 15 x 2 x 1
Wight: 1.00 lb
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