HAP40 Powdered High Speed Steel blade blank warikomi Shuho Santoku knife 170mm
The Japanese Warikomi blade made of HAP40 Powdered High Speed Steel cutting core, sandwiched between SUS405 stainless steel which provides excellent edge retention, HRC 65 made by Shuho Takemoto. Razor-edge and thin‐bladed knife
Hitachi metal tools manufactures HAP40 steel and it contains abundant amounts of hard elements like W (Tungsten), Mo(molybdenum), V(Vanadium) & Co(Cobalt) We heat treated this steel for optimal performance at 65 HRC and you will find this blade will hold its edge an amazingly long time.
-- Size -- approx
Santoku knife 170mm, Total length 237mm, Blade width 46mm, Blade thickness 1.7mm, 81g, Tang length 68mm, Tang width 19mm, approx
-- Note --
*heat treated and High Sharp edged blade
As base blade part and tang is made of SUS405 soft stainless steel, you can make a hole of handle and cutting,sanding.And tempering-treatment 560-580℃ of this blade, you can sanding with grinder.
core blade part width 15 mm from cutting edge