With Shun Nagare, Kai created another innovative Japanese forging masterpiece. This series of fine-knotted knives, thanks to the special features of the materials and the technically complex production process they are made, is located in the extralusso class. Mirrored blades have a damask damask pattern. The dark gray-black handle further enhances the beauty of the knife. The blades of this series are made with two different qualities of steel, bonded to form a 72-layer Damascus steel. The complex machining of the two steel grades produces a blade with exceptionally long lasting cutting performance.
Blade: Coreless Japanese laminated steel - 72 alternating layers of VG10 and VG2 - hardness 61hrc
Manicure: Pakkawood wood gray / black
Blade length: 230 mm.
Blade thickness: 2.5 mm.
Total length: 355 mm.
Weight: 200 g.
Notes: Not dishwasher safe
The Shun knives serie belongs to the range of damask steel and has great success at the culinary elite and ambitious professional chefs.
The Shun professional knives are made with an inner layer of VG-10 steel extremely resistant to corrosion, very hard (61 ± 1 HRC, 1.0% carbon, 1.5% cobalt) that always keeps the sharpened blade so incomparable.
The outer part of the blades is made of new generation damask stainless steel, 32 layers.
Thanks to the convex surface of the blade and manual sharpening of each Shun knife you get an incomparable cut, which let slip the knife through the most difficult foods to be cut.
This wire, combined with the balanced weight of the knife, allowing you to work effortlessly.
The damask grain giving each knife Shun a special character so that each knife becomes one piece - a work of art that embodies craftsmanship, technology and design.
The kitchen knife processing technique Shun was born from the Japanese samurai swords smiths of adapting the production of western style blades thus offering even to European chefs, the forms to their families made with the traditional Japanese quality.
The serrated edge of the bread knife (patented) is the result of the recent revolutionary developments KAI. The teeth of the blade slide from the center in the opposite direction and are inclined towards the outside, so that at each movement of the blade the bread is not broken but cut off, thus minimizing the production of crumbs
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|Country of production||Japan|
|Stainless Steel||Coreless (laminated)|
|Materials and Finishes||9,5|