Zhen AUS 10 3-Layer Santoku Knife 5" - Finished
This is a finished knife, ready for use. This super sharp AUS 10 Japanese stainless steel knife is produced by Aichi Steel in Japan. The AUS 10 steel has added vanadium that improves the wear...
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This super sharp AUS 10 Japanese stainless steel knife is produced by Aichi Steel in Japan. The AUS 10 steel has added vanadium that improves the wear resistance, blade toughness and makes it easier to sharpen than other stainless steel knives. The 3-layer blade has a cutting core of AUS 10 with a soft outer wrap, making it easy to maintain. The knife has a full tang design with an oval micarta handle to prevent slipping and allows for a comfortable grip. Mirror polished stainless steel bolster and butt end design have made this knife even better. Every Zhen Premium knife comes with its own hand crafted gift box or storage box.
The most important attribute for a knife is its ability to be sharpened and stay sharp. The VG-10 stainless steel from Japan is heat treated to a hardness of HRC 55-57.
The oval design of the micarta handle gives you comfortable use both left and right handed.
All Zhen knives have a traditional western double bevel edge.
DON''T chop bone or use knife on hard surface like glass cutting board, tile, and granite. Hand-wash your blades with gentle dish soap, rinse clean and towel dry immediately. Recommend to sharpen your blades with a whetstone at an angle of 15 degrees. Stainless Steel is imported from Japan and quality made in Taiwan.
105 mm (4.13")
19 mm (.74")
Handle to Tip Length
235 mm (9.25")
Chin to Tip Length
125 mm (4.9")
Blade Height at Chin
32 mm (1.25")
Width of Spine at Handle
1.5 mm (.059")
Width of Spine above Chin
1.5 mm (.059")
Width of Spine at Middle
1.4 mm (.05")
Width of Spine 1cm from the tip
.9 mm (.035")
3.5 oz (99 g)
Country of origin
Steel from Japan, Made in Taiwan