Really close to the Chef Knife, the Santoku is one of the most common knives due to its versatility. Perfect to cut any type of meat, fish and vegetables.
Blade length : 180mm
Blade material : 45 layers Damascus of Sandvick 19C27 (Swedish steel)
HRC : 61
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The blade is beautifully forged in Seki, a small town right in the middle of Japan. Swedish steel is one of the best in the world and has an excellent reputation among Japanese knifemakers due to its high quality and extreme purity. Sandvik is one of the biggest steel companies in the world and this steel (19C27) is the highest quality steel they offer. This special steel offers extreme sharpness, remarkable edge retention and excellent resistance to oxidation.