JAPANESE AUS-10 STEEL: HRC 60±2, similar to VG10 super steel. The formula has increased carbon contents, added vanadium and molybdenum, to improve hardness, wear resistance and annealing resistance, yielding excellent strength. The material is produced by AICHI STEEL, a member of TOYOTA GROUP. The AUS series have been proved to be of reliable quality by more than 50 years processing results.
BLADE: 2.5mm thinness, 16° cutting angle for each side, a balance of sharpness, edge retention and weight, which also applied by Shun and MAC. Clad with 45-layer Damascus stainless steel, the blade is beautiful and long-lasting. Rounded belly, ideal for rocking technique and a wide variety of cutting tasks. 8-inch blade is easy to control, perfect for cooking at home.
HANDLE: Solid and stable, with full tang, half-bolster, three stainless steel rivets and G10 material. This classic ergonomic handle provides controlled, comfortable grip and expert confidence in each fluid movement. It fits most hands and styles of cutting. G10 is by far the best and most expensive material for a handle, extremely impervious to heat, moisture, cold with military grade strength and life-long sturdiness.
DESIGN: We have been thinking how to design a chef’s knife, which we want it to be professional and suitable for home use. It should be very sharp, meanwhile with good durability. It should also be easy to control, lightweight and balanced. Easy to maintain, without worrying and troubles. Now it is complete. It is affordable luxury.
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