Zanmai – 180mm Gyuto Knives

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Product: Zanmai – 180mm Gyuto Knives
brand: Mcusta
Retailer: Town Cutler

Zanmai, translating to “Luxury” in Japanese, is a product line of culinary knives made by Mcusta (Marusho Industry, Inc.).

Known for their folding knives and scissors, Mcusta, established in 1966, Zanmai produces culinary cutlery in Seki City Japan, a hub of Japanese cutlery manufacturing.

The limited edition Zanmai HZ2 Series is made with a very high grade VG-10 stainless steel, engineered for a long-lasting edge and maximum rust resistance. The Hexagon handle is composed of Pakkawood, which is highly resistant to wear, and a nickel silver bolster. The beautiful thing about these knives is that the steel is heat treated to perfection creating a martensite grain structure, which insures a very sharp edge that lasts and is easy to maintain.

Recommended stone for maintenance: Arashiyama #6,000
This stone works best with this steel because of its fast cutting action and ability to leave your bevel mirrored and clean.

  • Style     Gyuto
  • Handle Material     Pakka Wood
  • Bolster     Nickel Silver
  • Steel Type     VG-10
  • Edge     Double 70/30
  • Blade Length     190mm
  • HRc     60-61