Isshin Damascus AUS10 Gyuto Knife 180mm
Brand: Isshin Cutlery
Type: Gyuto / Chef Knife (Double Bevel)
Blade Material: AUS10 / Nickel 67 Layers Damascus (Acid Etching Finish)
Blade Length: 180 mm (7'')
Total Length: 325 mm (12.8")
Thickness of Spine: 2mm
Weight: 118 g (4.1 oz)
Blade Height: 43 mm
Handle: Lacquered Oak Octagonal Handle
Made in Japan
This Damascus pattern is like a swirl of sea waves. It will attract your heart with its unique pattern.
The shape of blade is called "HAMAGURI-BA" in Japanese. HAMAGURI means clam, BA means blade or edge. It smoothly cuts into ingredients and is an ideal shape has strength.
AUS10 is a high-grade stainless cutlery steel made by Aichi Steel Co., Ltd., which has added chromium, molybdenum, vanadium, etc. to stainless steel to improve hardness and wear resistance. Because it is a material with a large amount of carbon, it can achieve high hardness by moderate quenching, and can have the characteristics of sharp cutting and edg retention.