This well balanced, 5" full tang santoku knife is hand forged and sharpened from high alloy Swedish Sandvik 14C28N Steel. Highly versatile it can handle all of your kitchen needs from cutting meats to slicing through squash with little resistence. With it's patented carbonized Ashwood magnetized half sheath this knife is both bueatiful and funtional. Swedish Sandvik 14C28N Steel is a fine grained steel which can be heat treated to a hardness rating of 59 +/- 2 HRC without the common issues of brittleness in the blade. This means Cangshan knives can be sharpened to a precise, keen Asian style, 16 degree angle while having phenomenal edge retention. These knives are sharper out of the box and will stay sharp up to five times longer than comparable knives on the market. NSF certifed for food safety.
- Patent pending design knives focus on uniquely tapered tang, makes each knife comfortable and perfect for precise cutting.
- Well balanced 5-inch handle and 5-inch blade with HRC 59 +/- 2 on the Rockwell Hardness Scale.
- Each knife comes with carbonized solid ashwood half open magnetic sheath.
- National Sanitation Foundation(NSF) Certified, lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects.