Sharpness ★★★★☆ (4/5)
Hardness/durability ★★★★☆ (4/5)
Edge retention ★★★★☆ (4/5)
Ease of sharpening ★★★★☆ (4/5)
Rust resistance ★★★★★ (5/5)
A VG10 chef knife is a fantastic tool for any and all kitchen and culinary tasks. At Kaz’s Knife and Kitchenware, we’re proud to stock a range of options, with everything from Gyuto and Santoku knives through to Nakiri and Sujihiki knives in different sizes.
Manufactured by Takefu Special Steel, our VG10 Japanese knife products contain carbon 1%, Cobalt 1.4%, Chromium 15%, Molybdenum 1%, Vanadium 0.2% and Manganese 0.5%. They also score 58-60 HRC on the Rockwell Hardness scale. VG-10 is a quality stainless steel that has been introduced to the market recently and is ideal for a variety of industrial tools.
Because of the added cobalt, VG-10 knives can be quenched in very high temperature for superior hardness, wear and corrosion resistance, sharpness and edge retention.
VG-10 Japanese steel is a cutlery-grade stainless steel produced in Japan that boasts high carbon content, making it a superior choice of steel for knife blades.
A knife that has been made from VG-10 stainless steel is known for its superior quality and resilience. It will deliver high corrosion and wear resistance as well as excellent hardness and edge retention.
If you’re looking for a quality VG10 knife set, you won’t be disappointed by the options available at Kaz’s Knife and Kitchenware. Whether you choose to visit us in-store, give us a call on (03) 9120 8902 or message us online, we’ll be able to assist you with your kitchenware needs.