Samura Super 5 Kitchen Knife SetCode: SP5-0220
Product detailed description
Samura Super 5 are exclusive kitchen knives that provide traditional Japanese shapes, handle from durable composite micarta material and a blade from Japanese hand forged damascus steel (5 layers) with VG-10 steel core. The VG-10 core is very solid and reaches hardness up to 61 HRC. This makes knives sharp for a very long time. The advantage of hand-forged steel is its high durability and reliability, as well as its unusual appearance, as each piece is unique. The hammered steel blade finish looks very captivating and ensures smooth slicing, without the sliced food sticking to the knife.
The knives are packaged in a very fancy Japanese style canvas wrapper and stored in a gift box.
The knives have a handles from durable composite micarta material. This material is very solid, waterproof, and feels warm to the touch.
The blades from a single piece of hand forged damascus steel (5 layers) with VG-10 steel core. The blades are extremely sharp and provide excellent cutting performance.
Contents of the set:
- utility knife (SP5-0023) - with a 16.2 cm long blade, universal tool for all kitchen tasks.
- Nakiri (SP5-0043) - traditional Japanese knife shape. Similarly to Santoku, ideal for quick and precise slicing and chopping, especially vegetables.
- Santoku (SP5-0095) - with an 18.2 cm long blade,,traditional Japanese knife shape, ideal for quick and precise slicing and chopping.
Maintenance: We recommend handwashing the knife with dish soap in a separate container of water, as it is not suitable for use in a dishwasher.
Samura is a modern manufacturer of Japanese kitchen knife, which produced knives together with Mcusta in the past. Since 2010 Samura has been producing knives under its own brand. Samura kitchen knives present a combination of Japanese and European kitchen knives. Compared to traditional Japanese knives, Samura knives are made of stainless steel and are less brittle, eliminating the possibility of the blade chipping off. At the same time, they retain the excellent cutting properties typical for Japanese knives.
Samura knives are made of high quality Japanese stainless steel with hardness of 58-61 HRC. The manufacturer uses AUS-8, AUS-10, VG-10, or damascus steel. The handles are also made of first class materials such as G10, micarta, rosewood or ABS plastic.
Samura kitchen knives are a symbiosis of Japanese and European kitchen knives. Compared to traditional Japanese knives, Samura knives are made of stainless steel and are less fragile, thus eliminating the possibility of breaking the blade. However, at the same time, they retain the excellent cutting properties so typical of Japanese knives. Samura knives are sharpened at an angle of 17 degrees, more than Japanese knives but less than European knives. The blades have a Japanese shape and fine taper from the spine, which gives them their fantastic cutting performance.
Kitchen knives Samura are made of quality Japanese or Swedish stainless steel with a hardness of 58-61 HRC. Mostly used steels are AUS-8, AUS-10, or damascus steel with VG-10 core. The handles are also made of first-class materials such as G10, micarta, ABS plastic.