Tojiro DP Cobalt Alloy Steel by 3-Layers Petty Knife 120 mm F-801
Type: Petty Knife
Blade Material: DP Cobalt Alloy Steel Clad Material
Core: Cobalt Alloy Steel (VG10)
Outside: 13 Chrome Stainless Steel
Blade Length: 120 mm ( 4.7'')
Total Length: 230 mm ( 9'')
Thicker portion of the blade: 1.5 mm
Weight: 60 g (2.1 oz)
Handle: Special Laminated Material
Item Number: F-801
Made in Japan
VG-10 is high-carbon stainless steel containing cobalt, hard and HRC is 60-61. The material is excellent sharpness and wear resistance. So used between professional recently. It is developed and made by Takefu Special Steel Co.,Ltd. It's Japanese company. If the entire blade is very hard, it is difficult to sharpen. If the edge is soft, it is dull, and sharpness fall immediately. So the hard material is used in the center only, the soft material is used in the side.
This series has been loved as standard articles for a long time. The edge made by skilled craftsmen provides you an amazing sharpness. Once you have, you will never part with it. The professional use and love this series.