Tojiro DP A-1 Series by 3-Layers Santoku Knife 170 mm F-301
Type: Santoku Knife
"Santoku" Knife is a kitchen knife of the double-edged can be broadly used for meat, fish, vegetables, etc. The kitchen knife is used broadly at home in Japan.
Blade Material: DP Cobalt Alloy Steel Clad Material
Core: Cobalt Alloy Steel (VG10)
Outside: 13 Chrome Stainless Steel
Double edged / for professionals
Handle: Reinforced Laminated Material
Made in Japan
* Recently, the design has been renewed and the letters DP on the blade may have changed to VG10.
Blade Length: 170 mm ( 6.7'')
Blade Width: 45 mm (1.77")
Total Length: 290 mm ( 11.4'')
Thickness of Spine: 1.5 mm
Weight: 105 g (3.7 oz)
VG-10 is high-carbon stainless steel containing cobalt, hard. The material is excellent sharpness and wear resistance. So spreads between professional. It is developed and made by Takefu Special Steel Co.,Ltd. It's Japanese company. This material is hard for professional use.
If the entire blade is very hard, It is difficult to sharpen. If the edge is soft, It is dull, and the sharpness falls immediately. So the hard material is used in the center only, the soft material is used in the side.
DP A-1 series by 3 layers
HIGH QUALITY COOKING KNIFE
This series knives are designed from the idea of suitable blade thickness for house use with theme of ''Tojiro for everybody''. It came true the satisfied sharpness from beginner to professional cooker by easy insert to food materials.
The blade of DP A-1 series is thin, so the blade can cut into very smoothly and you can sharpen easily and more quickly. Dull kitchen knives waste time and power, and worsens taste of the food. Good kitchen knife makes cooking fun and give feeling of satisfaction!