"HIROYUKI" Santoku (multi-purpose) Chromax Steel, 170mm

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  • Made in Japan!
  • Blade Material: That Famous Chromax Steel! Strong against rust!
  • Double Bevel and Available for Both Right Hander and Left Hander.
  • Blade Length: about 170mm(6.7inch), Total Length: about 315mm(12.4inch), Weight: about 139g(4.9oz)
  • Hardness: around HRC61 +/- 1.
  • Handle Material: Octagonal Walnut.


Santoku is multi-purpose utility knife.
This knife is a multi-purpose utility knife for home use providing a wide blade and it combines meat cutting knife and vegetable cutting knife.
Since this knife can be used in 3 ways, specifically cutting meat,
vegetables and boneless fish, it is called Santoku (literally meaning 3 virtues).

This knife made of three-layer structure. Core material is Chromax Steel, and both side material is soft stainless steel. Very good for everyone to use and easy maintain.


Chromax steel

Chromax steel has been specially developed for use in kitchen knives and combines an extreme hardness of 60-62 HRC with good abrasion resistance and limited sensitivity to chipping. The steel is much less susceptible to oxidation compared to carbon steel and therefore stays longer sharp, but if exposed to acids (citrus, onion, etc) patina will develop on the knife. Chromax consists of 1% Carbon (C), 1% Manganese, 5% Chromium, 1% Molybdenum and 0.5% Vanadium.


Item no. 4573200716171
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