Brand : Zenpou
Zenpou Aogami(Blue) steel series factory is located in Kochi prefecture (southern part of Japan). Here, craftsmen make the kitchen knives using only the highest quality steel such as Aogami(blue) super steel and Gingami3 steel. If you want the best sharpness, Aogami(Blue) Super steel Knives ares recommended. If you want it not to rust, Gingami#3 steel knives are recommended.
Material : Aogami super steel
Aogami(Blue) super is the highest quality steel in Hitachi Metals. It has extremely high hardness(HRC=65-67) and it means very sharp. Used for the high class Santoku and Gyuto knives for users who are particular about sharpness of the Blade. Recommended for chefs who want maximum sharpness. It is not stainless steel so easy to rust.
Aogami Super is not stainless steel, it should not leave wet. But it is covered with stainless steel, so most part of the blade has resistance to oxidation.
The blade is very hard but it is not difficult to sharpen with the stone. It's easier than stainless steel knives. To maintain its function, it is recommended to have a sharpening stone.
Type of knife : Santoku
Santoku is a versatile kitchen knife that can cut meat, fish and vegetables. It is the most used kitchen knife in Japan, and it is also the most exported Japanese knife to the Western market. It is easy to handle because it does not have a long blade like a Gyuto knife or Slicer. Santoku knife with a traditional shaped handle is called Wa-Santoku.
- Brand : Zeu pou
- Length : Blade 17cm (6.7inch) , Total Length 30cm (11.8inch)
- Weight : 130grs (4.58oz)
- Blade : Stainless steel with Aogami Super steel core
- Hardness : HRC 67
- Handle : Octagonal walnut
- For : Right-handed users and Left-handed users
- Keep clean and dry after use.
- Do not use for any frozen foods or bones.
- Not recommend to clean in dishwasher.
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