The BEYOND series is the line of top-of-the-range professional knives produced by the Japanese MCUSTA ZANMAI for the year 2020.
The handles of the Beyond series are made of Hinoki wood and traditionally feature a decorative rivet with mosaic. The three-layer blade, with the two external stainless steel and the internal core in Aogami Super carbon (Super Blue Steel) is hardened to 62-63 HRC. Each knife is packaged in a wooden gift box with a bow.
Blade: 3-layer steel - stainless steel extrene plates, core Aogami Super (Super Blue carbon steel) from 62-63 HRC
Handle: Hinoki wood
Blade length: 150 mm.
Blade thickness: 2 mm.
Total length: 285 mm
Notes: not dishwasher safe
Packaging: elegant wooden box
Aogami Super (Hitachi Metals Ltd.) is one of the best Japanese carbon. In addition to containing more carbon, chromium and tungsten than Blue Steel, it also includes molybdenum. It has excellent cutting ability and excellent thread retention. Aogami Super is also capable of achieving high hardness without being brittle. Many knife enthusiasts consider Aogami Super to be one of the best high carbon steels in the world.
The city of Seki in Japan has been the center of manufacturing the best Japanese blades since the mid-13th century. Natural choice thanks to its wealth of natural resources: sand, iron, coal and water, all important elements for the processing of blades. The techniques and skills of the ancient blacksmiths, handed down over the centuries, have currently been combined with modern technologies. The city of Seki still remains today the center of production of the best Japanese blades.
Mcusta knives are made in Seki and are the pinnacle of this synthesis between Japanese artisan tradition and modern technology. Each knife is assembled by hand, finished and checked by the craftsmen of the Mcusta team. Mcusta knives are considered among the best in the world!
Coltelleria Collini is the official distributor for Italy of MCUSTA Japanese knives
|Country of production||Japan|
|Carbon Steel||Aogami laminated|
|Materials and Finishes||8,5|