Tojiro DP Cobalt Alloy by 2-Layers VG10 HONESUKI Boning Knife 150mm F-803
Type: Boning Knife / Honesuki (Single Bevel For Right Handed)
Blade Material: DP Cobalt Alloy Steel Clad Material
Core: Cobalt Alloy Steel (VG10)
Outside: 13 Chrome Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 150 mm (5.9'')
Total Length: 275 mm (10.8'')
Weight: 170 g (6 oz)
Handle: Special Laminated Material
Made in Japan
VG-10 is high-carbon stainless steel containing cobalt, hard. The material has excellent sharpness and abrasion resistance. So it spread between the professionals. It is developed and made by Takefu Special Steel Co.,Ltd. It's Japanese company.
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 core edge only, the soft material is used in the side. VG-10 is hard, so Ceramic sharpening stone is recommended for speedy sharpening.
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