Our Yoshihiro HAP40 High Speed Stainless Steel Santoku is a state of the art Handcrafted Japanese Chefs knife. HAP40 (Funmatsu Haisu) Stainless Steel holds the potential to become one of the best steels on the stainless steel knife market, maximizing cutting performance and edge retention like not many before.
High Speed Steel are forged at extremely high temperatures to evenly disperse the metallic elements to create a steel composition that is durable enough to be used in industrial machinery and power tools. With a HRC Scale of 64-65, this knife will make and keep its superior edge for an extreme period of time.
High Speed Stainless steel core is clad with a softer stainless steel, resulting in extreme toughness and unmatched edge retention, and comes equipped with a traditional Japanese Ebony Wood handle with a full tang for a balanced comfortable grip. It is perfect for those professionals who have daily high-volume prep work for extended hours.