Sakai Takayuki 45 Layer Damascus Japanese Santoku Knife 180mm
AUS10 (440 series) refers to excellent steel that is comparable to VG-10. They are both high carbon stainless steel with a bit of vanadium in the mix. If you prefer sharpness, either AUS-10 or VG10 is a very good choice.
The blade is made of 45 layers of Damascus steel at the hardness of 60 HRC.
- Model: 07252
- Blade: 45 layers Damascus hammered stainless steel with AUS-10 core
- Handle: Octagonal Walnut Wood
- Product type: Santoku Knife
- Country of origin: Japan
- Total length: 180mm / 305mm with blade
- Item weight (approx): 135g
- Blade thickness: 2mm
*Please note that the buffalo horn used in the handle is a byproduct. No wild animals are harmed.