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The Global SAI Santoku knife is a really big powerful knife suited for the 3 ways of Santoku, slicing, dicing and mincing.
The SAI-03 is one of the heaviest Santoku knives in the Global range.
It is really good for chopping vegetables as it has quite a flat profile, but can be used as well for slicing meat.
Internationally acclaimed for their precise and seamless construction, Global SAI knives are lauded for their sleek design and distinct aesthetic. SAI is considered as Global’s premium knife range with superior cutting performance and edge retention. Designed by renowned industrial designer Komin Yamada, Global SAI pays homage to the Samurai tradition of sword making.
Ice-hardened Cromova 18 steel constitutes the 58 Rockwell core of the knife which is clad with a layer of SUS410 softer steel and then hammered for a beautiful nonstick finish.
The blades themselves are sharpened to a 12.5° edge, which has been mirror-polished by hand for extra-long lasting sharpness. The beautiful hammered finish applied to the patented CROMOVA 18 is not just for looks, it produces air pockets which help release food while cutting, giving the blade non-stick properties.
Unique convex edge of the blade makes cuts smoother, requiring less energy.
As with all Global Knives it is hollow and weighted; the handle has an ergonomic thumb rest for a smooth, efficient cutting motion and comfortable grip.
Designed by Komin Yamada
Made in Niigata, Japan
|Country of origin||Niigata, Japan|
|Overall length||34 cm|
|Blade width||4.9 cm|
|Blade thickness||2.4 mm|
|Alloy||Cromova 18 stainless steel core / SUS410 layers|
|Handle length||13.7 cm|
|Handle material||Hollow handle made of stainless steel filled with sand|
|Warranty on materials and manufacturing defects||Yes|